Environmental Health protects people from environmental hazards and disease through effective and efficient prevention and treatment efforts.
Air Pollution Control
Air Pollution Control provides permitting approval for the following: asbestos abatement, demolition, and occupancy. Inspectors also provide site monitoring and enforcement required by the City ordinance.
Animal Care and Control
Animal Care and Control apprehends stray animals, licenses pets, investigates reports of animal bites, promotes responsible pet ownership, and enforces ordinances.
Community SanitationCommunity Sanitation responds to complaints and enforces local and state regulations for health hazards such as raw sewage, no water, insufficient heat, excessive garbage and trash, hazardous materials, and heat or cold- related illnesses. Services also include inspection of recreational water facilities, bathhouses, massage and tattoo parlors, lodging and childcare establishments.
Food and Beverage ControlFood and Beverage Control inspects and permits restaurants, taverns, and other establishments serving food, including food booths at fairs and festivals, to ensure food safety.
Vector Control works to decrease potential disease vectors, including mosquitoes and rats, both of which spread disease and are a nuisance.