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Ellis County Courthouse
1204 Fort Street, Hays, KS 67601
Ph: (785) 628-9410
Environmental Office
Karen Purvis, R.S.
Environmental Sanitarian

Carla Meier
Environmental Associate

Lynette Stramel
Administrative Assistant

718 Main St., Lower Level
Hays, KS  67601

Ph: (785) 628-9449
Fx: (785) 628-9448

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Ellis County Environmental Office provides environmentally sound practices and progressive development that help Ellis County residents protect the land and ground water in the county. This is done by:
  • Collecting household hazardous wastes
  • Overseeing property transfers
  • Overseeing various issues benefiting Ellis County
  • Permitting of new water wells and wastewater systems
  • Water testing from wells
  • Planning/Zoning and Flood Plain Management 

Office Services

Property Transfer Evaluation
The Ellis County Environmental Code Article 2-4.5 addresses the regulations in regards to the Transfer of Property Ownership within Ellis County.  A Property Transfer Evaluation form is required for these sale transactions.

Request a Service
View the Service Request Online Form to request a specific service from the Environmental Office.