Overview of Services

Shelby County Environmental Services does NOT have any jurisdiction over:

  • Perc testing
  • Septic tank requirements
  • Septic tank permits
  • Illegal trash dump sites
  • Food service inspections

These items are inspected and regulated by the Alabama Department of Public Health - Shelby County Health Department located in Pelham, Alabama. 

Additionally, Shelby County Environmental Services does not have any jurisdiction over trash and garbage pickup service in incorporated districts (cities and townships). Similarly, Shelby County does not provide a removal service for tree limbs, large trash items, or similar items. We do, however, provide a landfill disposal site for your convenience. 

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