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Washington County Environmental Health

Washington County Seal


Washington County Engineering and Development Services
3650 Highway 36 North
Brenham, Texas 77833
Phone 979-277-6290     Fax 979-277-6242


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  • Current Fee Schedule

    We accept Cash, Checks, Money Orders and Credit/Debit Cards.  Fees are non-refundable.

    Make Checks and Money Orders payable to Washington County.  Please do not mail cash.

    Non-profit organizations must submit verification of their status to qualify for the reduced OSSF permit fee; such as federal tax status as a 501(c)(3) or their filing with the Texas Secretary of State.

    A 2.75% processing fee will be charged to your card and paid directly to Certified Payments.

    Credit/Debit Card payments may also be made online and by phone thru Certified Payments.

    To pay online: Go to Certified Payments

    To pay by phone: Call Certified Payments toll-free at 1-866-549-1010, and enter Bureau Code 5299494 when prompted.

    For assistance with online and phone payments, please call Certified Payments at 1-866-539-2020.

  • Drinking Water Testing

    Water testing can be done thru the local AgriLife Extension office by contacting them at (979) 277-6212 or go to Washington County AgriLife Extension.


    Learn More About Water Wells thru The Private Well Class

    Private Well Disinfection and Water Sampling


    Food Establishments Operating in Washington County

    Food establishment permits, inspections, and complaints for all types of retail food establishments operating in the unincorporated areas of Washington County and within the City of Burton are handled by the Texas Department of State Health Services.  For assistance contact the Texas Department of State Health Services Foods Licensing Group at 512-834-6626 or go to: TDSHS.  Food Establishments operating within the City of Brenham please contact the Brenham Health Inspector at 979-337-7216 or go to: Brenham Health Inspector


    Texas Drought Monitor Map


    Texas Burn Bans Map


    Engineering and Development Services

    For information on County road maintenance and repairs, drainage, low-water crossings and culverts, subdivision platting and variances, driveway access on county roads, underground utility line regulations, and to purchase an address sign, contact Washington County Engineering and Development Services

    GIS and Addressing

    To obtain or verify a physical address number in the unincorporated areas of Washington County, contact Washington County GIS and Addressing

  • Mark Marzahn, Environmental Health Director

    Phone 979-277-6290, when prompted press 3



    Renee Hamilton, Environmental Health Specialist

    Phone 979-277-6290, when prompted press 2



    Jose Luis Gamboa, Environmental Health Specialist

    Phone 979-277-6290, when prompted press 1


If you experience problems using our webpage, please notify Mark Marzahn by email at mmarzahn@wacounty.com or by phone at 979-277-6290, when prompted press 3.