Other Services

Housing Complaints

Download and complete the complaint form.
Completed forms can be emailed to EH@vbcassdhd.org or dropped off at one of Van Buren Cass District Health Departments’s locations.

Public Swimming Pool Inspections

Inspection and licensing program to ensure public swimming pools are maintained in safe and sanitary conditions.
Public swimming pools are required by law to be licensed.

Public Swimming Pools

The Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) requires a permit when building a public swimming pool.

Concerns regarding community environmental sanitation or hazards can be reported by calling 269.621.3143


Inspection and Licensing program to ensure that campgrounds are maintained in a safe and sanotary manner.


Part 125 of Michigan’s Public Health Code, 1978 PA 368, as amended, and its administrative rules, establish the requirements for constructing, modifying, licensing, and operating a campground. A license from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy is required to operate a campground offering five or more campsites/recreational units in the State of Michigan.

Operation of a Body Art establishment in Cass and/or VanBuren Counties requires a license.

Body Art

Body art is the making of art on the human body. Tattoos, piercings, branding, and other specific body modifications. Within Michigan, facilities that conduct body art procedures must be licensed by the state, and then are inspected by health departments. Tattooing, piercing, branding or other specific body art procedures done outside of a licensed shop is illegal.

Body Art Licensing

Owners or operators of body art facilities will be required to apply for a body art facility license through MDHHS.

Public Act 375

The implementation of PA 375 sets statewide requirements for body art facilities aimed at decreasing the risk of transmission of bloodborne diseases such as hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV), and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

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