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Migrant Labor Camps and Residential Migrant Housing

Florida Department of Health in Lafayette County

  •  386-294-1321
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    Mailing Address

    140 SW Virginia Circle 

    P. O. Box 1806 

    Mayo, Florida 32066 

The objective of this program is to reduce the risk of communicable disease transmission and injury among migrant farm workers by establishing comprehensive and uniform procedures for permitting and inspecting migrant housing.

County health departments ensure uniformity and continuity with the Migrant Labor Camp Program rule and procedures by providing:

  • Plan Review and Permitting
  • Pre-Inspection and Routine Inspections
  • Investigations
  • Education
  • Application of State Laws and Rules

Migrant Farm worker Housing guideline document is available to provide basic knowledge of the rules and regulations applying to Migrant Labor Camps and Residential Migrant Housing. The governing rules, Chapter 64E-14 (80kb PDF), provide sanitation and health standards relating to construction, operation, and maintenance of migrant labor camps and residential migrant housing. You can view and print this chapter as a pdf file by clicking on the Chapter Number.

Migrant Labor Camps and Residential Migrant Housing need a permit prior to opening. For assistance and guidance in obtaining a permit in Lafayette County, contact The Florida Department of Health in Lafayette County, Environmental Health Office.