Environmental Health Department

The Environmental Health Department protects the public’s health by promoting best prevention practices through science, education, guidance and fostering public trust; and enforcement of laws and ordinances. The goal is to create a healthy and well informed public with a balanced integration of human health and environmental protection. This department:

  • Licenses and inspects food service establishments, swimming pools, and spas 
  • Inspects child care, foster homes, and schools 
  • Responds to complaints regarding sanitation and environmental health hazards
  • Oversees Rabies Control activities
  • Approves demolition, septic, and subdivision plans 
  • Provides education to the public on a variety of environmental topics