Environmental Health Department

About Us

The Environmental Health Team 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. 

Services Offered by the Environmental Health Team include:

  • Licensing and inspection of food service establishments, swimming pools, and spas 
  • Inspection of child care, foster homes, and schools 
  • Responding to complaints regarding sanitation and environmental health hazards
  • Oversight of Rabies Control activities
  • Approval of demolition, septic, and subdivision plans 
  • Education to the public on a variety of environmental topics

Our Environmental Health Team is currently providing services by appointment only. To schedule an appointment for inspections or site visits, please call 603-589-4530 or email EH@nashuanh.gov. We encourage applicants to use our online payment system or mail any payments to the City of Nashua Environmental Health Department: 142 Main Street, Suite 510, Nashua, NH 03060. 

If you would like to request information regarding a septic plan, site assessment, food service inspection, or other record, please complete this form. Upon completion, you will receive an email confirmation and a staff member will contact you regarding your request within ten business days.


COVID-19 Food Resources

Sign In to Dine In

On October 29th, 2020 NH Governor Sununu announced that restaurants will be required to collect contact information for patrons dining at their establishments beginning on October 31st. The most recent guidance can be found by clicking here. We have created a flyer with this information and a data collection sheet you may use for this purpose, ready for download below. This information must be retained for at least 21 days and only for the purposes of contact tracing in the event a positive COVID-19 case is identified at your establishment. 

Update to NH Food Protection Rules - December 2020

Environmental Health 2017 Food Protection Rules Update

For More Information: 603-589-4530