Perry County Health Department

The campground rules were created to establish minimum standards, applicable throughout Ohio, for the design, installation, operation, and maintenance of these facilities in order to protect the public from injury, minimize the potential for disease transmission, and provide a safe and healthy recreational environment.

Campground Types:

  • Recreation Camp
  • Recreational Vehicle (RV) Park
  • Combined Park-Camp
  • Temporary Campground

Licensing for Existing Campgrounds - Annual Renewal

(Submit these forms to the Perry County Health Department)

Temporary Campgrounds and Events

For temporary campgrounds and camping at events, submit the application below to the Perry County Health Department for review and approval 14 days prior to the event.

For questions or information regarding campgrounds and temporary campgrounds, please contact the Perry County Health Department - Environmental Health Division.

Environmental Health Director – Cary Bowers / REHS

Phone: 740-621-3235


New, Substantial Alteration, or Existing Unlicensed Campgrounds

  • Site Evaluation Form - HEA 5228 
    Must be completed by the Perry County Health Department before Plan Review Applications can be submitted to the Ohio Department of Health for New Campgrounds.
  • Plan Review Application - HEA 521
    Submit to the Ohio Department of Health with the Perry County Health Department completed Site Evaluation Form.
  • Online Application Submission 
    Submit the Plan Review Application online to the Ohio Department of Health here. Upload the Site Evaluation Form.

Services provided by the Ohio Department of Health Campground program:

General information:  614-644-7455

Construction inspection requests:  614-644-7468

Engineering:  614-644-7527

  • Technical assistance and training on the construction, operation, maintenance, and evaluation of campgrounds.
  • Review and approval of engineered plans that have been designed to meet all the requirements found within 3701-26 of the OAC.
  • Inspections performed to ensure that the campground is constructed per the rules and approved plans.
  • Guidance to local health district staff for the implementation of the campground regulatory program.
  • Periodic surveys of local health district licensing programs to assess their compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Resource for the public relative to recreation issues, protection from disease transmission, personal safety, and complaint investigations.