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County of Los Angeles
Department of Public Health
Environmental Health
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706
(888) 700-9995


This program ensures that new and remodeled food facilities in Los Angeles County comply with California State laws and local ordinances relating to construction, building materials, equipment, equipment installation, and ventilation systems.  Please note that Los Angeles County Environmental Health does not provide services in the cities of Pasadena, Long Beach, and Vernon.


  • Provide consultation to architects, food facility designers, engineers, equipment installers and contractors
  • Consult with the food service industry concerning technical problems relating to equipment and materials
  • Participate as a member on the Southern California Plan Check Committee to provide uniform interpretation of the California Health and Safety Code requirements for food facilities
  • Review, approve, or reject plans relating to construction, remodeling, or conversion of food facilities
  • Evaluate and approve or reject, equipment and materials in accordance with State laws and Environmental Health equipment performance evaluation policies

Plan Check
Program Office
Address Public Number
& Fax Number
Chief/EHS IV
ADMIN. HDQRTS. 5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706-1423
(626) 430-5560
Fax: (626) 813-1444
Chief - Swati Bhatt
(626) 430-5560

Marco Espinoza EHS IV
(213) 427-4417
METROPLEX 3530 Wilshire Blvd., 9th Fl
Los Angleles, CA 90010-2313
(213) 351-7352
Fax: (213) 351-2789
E.L.A. OFFICE 4801 E. 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90022
(323) 881-7075
Fax: (323) 264-7626
SOUTH BAY 122 W. 8th Street, Room 20-A
San Pedro, CA 90731
(310) 519-6081
Fax: (310) 514-0170
WEST 6101 W. Centinela Ave. Suite 300
Culver City, CA 90230
(310) 410-3400
MID VALLEY 6851 Lennox Ave., 3rd Floor
Van Nuys, CA 91401
(818) 902-4490
Fax: (818) 902-4411
ANTELOPE VALLEY 335-A East Avenue, K-6
Lancaster, CA 93534
(661) 723-4551
Fax: (661) 948-9354

Click here for the Retail Plan Check Construction Guide
Click here for the Wholesale Plan Check Construction Guide
A guidebook with useful information for those who wish to build or remodel a food facility.

Click here for the LA County Assessor Web site.
Online access to property information including parcel numbers

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