Department of the Environment

Mission - Department of the Environment (DOE) works for a healthy, beautiful and sustainable County through programs that provide clean water, flood control, recycling and waste management, litter prevention, sustainable animal management and pet adoption in partnership with residents and other stakeholders.

Goal 1 - To provide water quality improvement and flood control to all residents and businesses of the County in order to protect structures and persons from flooding and to improve water quality conditions in the County’s watersheds to meet the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination (NPDES)/Municipal Separate Sewer Systems (MS4) permit mandates.
Goal 2 - To enhance management of waste as a valued commodity while further improving collections, recycling, diversion and customer service through resource recovery.
Goal 3 - To provide animal management and adoption services to County residents and citizens to ensure the safety and welfare of animals in the County.