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1. What is a Farmers Market?
2. When is a permit needed to sell products at a Farmers Market?
3. Does the health department require permits for selling other products at a Farmers Market?
4. Can I sell food prepared in my home at a Farmers Market?
5. What is required to be on this home-prepared food label?
6. Shouldn’t an exemption be made for vendors at Farmers Markets since they only operate for one or two days each week?
7. Why must I also have to pay a vendor’s fee to the market, as well as the permit fees? What do I do if I’m not happy with the market rules?
8. What is a potentially hazardous food product?

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1. Who needs to get a food establishment permit in St. Charles County?
2. What are the steps I need to take to obtain a food establishment permit?
3. I am purchasing an existing, permitted establishment. What will I need to do?
4. How often do food service inspections take place?
5. Are inspections announced and scheduled in advance, or are they unannounced?
6. What is a food safety certification course, and where can I take this?
7. What documents do I need to have on display during the year and for my inspection?
8. What if I have a question about my inspection?
9. Are food service inspection reports made public?
10. I wish to remodel my establishment. Do I need to contact the department?
11. I am selling an existing, permitted establishment. What do I need to do?
12. What is a Frozen Dessert Permit, and where can I obtain this?
13. What if my establishment wishes to serve liquor? What must be done?

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1. What is the primary goal of the mosquito control program?
2. What method does St. Charles County use to treat mosquitoes?
3. How is Pursuit 4-4 ULV used in mosquito control?
4. What is Aquabac 200G, and how is it used in mosquito control?
5. Does Pursuit 4-4 ULV pose a risk to human health?
6. What can I do as a resident to help control mosquitoes in my community?

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1. Why should I use insect repellent?
2. How does insect repellent work?
3. Which repellent works best?
4. Are non-DEET repellents effective?
5. When should I use insect repellent?
6. How often should repellent be re-applied?
7. Should I wear repellent while indoors?
8. Is DEET safe for me and my family?
9. What are some considerations to follow when using products containing DEET?
10. How should products containing DEET by used on children?
11. Are there risks to using repellents containing DEET?
12. Is DEET safe for pregnant or nursing women?
13. Where can I get more information about repellents?

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1. What is a temporary food establishment?
2. Do I need a permit to operate a temporary food establishment?
3. What type of food products may be sold at a temporary food establishment?
4. What is a potentially hazardous food product?
5. Where can we store and prepare food for our temporary food establishment?
6. What is a Commissary, and what is the necessity for having one?

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1. Where may I obtain a private water supply test kit, and how much do they cost?
2. What will the lab be testing my water to discover?
3. How do I take the test?
4. My water sample report came back "Unsatisfactory". What does that mean?
5. Is this serious?
6. What will we need to do to take care of this situation?
7. How soon after disinfection should I take a follow-up sample?
8. My sample came back "unsatisfactory" again. Now what do I do?
9. What types of problems can cause on-going contamination?
10. My water system and septic system have been examined and we could not find the source of contamination. What can I do to assure a safe water supply?
11. My water smells awful, almost like rotten eggs! Why is that?
12. My water has a metallic taste and/or I see rust stains in my plumbing fixtures and on my clothes. Why?
13. When my water sits in a glass, sediment forms in the bottom. Why?
14. My physician told me to have my water tested for fluoride and/or nitrates. Can you help me?