Environmental Health

Environmental Health protects people from environmental hazards and disease through effective and efficient prevention and treatment efforts.

Air Pollution Control

Air Pollution Control provides asbestos abatement, demolition, and occupany permitting approval, and minimum site monitoring and enforcement required by the City ordinance. (314) 657-1479

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. (314) 657-1500

The Animal Care and Control Shelter provides shelter and veterinary care for stray or impounded animals. (314) 612-5310
For adoptions contact Stray Rescue at (314) 771-6121

Community Sanitation

Community 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. (314) 657-1539

Food and Beverage Control

Food and Beverage Control inspects and permits restaurants, taverns, and other establishments serving food, including food booths at fairs and festivals, to ensure food safety. (314) 657-1539

Vector Control

Vector Control works to decrease potential disease vectors, including mosquitoes and rats, both of which spread disease and are a nuisance.

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