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

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Credit Card Payments Now Accepted for Permits and Licenses!

Taking care of your Public Health Permit or License just got easier!
credit card payment You can now pay for your Public Health Permits and/or Licenses online with your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover Card! Customers will be able to instantly print their temporary Permit or License once payment is completed. An additional fee will apply for each transaction.


For instructions on making payments by credit card and for more information about Permit and License Billing, click here.

To go directly to the Pay by Credit Card page, click here.

Climate and Health Series

August 18, 2014 - Environmental Health is pleased to present two new reports as part of a Climate and Health Series that outlines the expected impacts of climate change in Los Angeles County.

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Your Health and Climate Change in
Los Angeles County

If you're a student, a parent, a concerned citizen, or just interested in climate change, this first report in the series will provide you with an overview of the local health impacts of climate change. It provides 10 Actions You Can Take to Reduce Climate Change to help individuals reduce their contribution to climate change. These easy steps can help you and your family improve health, save money, and help the environment. Click on the report cover or go here to read the report.



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Framework for Addressing Climate Change in Los Angeles County
Local government agencies, including other public health departments, face unique challenges in addressing climate change. This second report in the Climate and Health Series was written for local jurisdictions and presents Public Health's Five-Point Plan to Reduce the Health Impacts of Climate Change. The plan is a model that other jurisdictions can adopt to help mitigate and/or adapt to climate change. Click on the report cover or go here to read the report. 

Want more information about climate change?
Visit to find out more about what Los Angeles County is doing to address climate change.

Call us at the Customer Call Center!
phoneDo you have a complaint or need information about a restaurant? Call us at the Environmental Health Customer Call Center! Telephone agents are available to speak to you from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, in English or Spanish.

Contact our Customer Call Center at (888) 700-9995.

Prefer email? Send us a message at or report a complaint online. Visit the Environmental Health On-Line Complaint System to report problems at a restaurant or food market; illegal food vendors; rodents, sewage, trash, or other problems at housing or other properties; lead exposure hazards; complaints about a body art (tattooing) facility; or non-maintained swimming pools.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Potholes, graffiti, bad swimming pools? Give 'em The Works.

the works bannerThe Los Angeles County Department of Public Health joined the Department of Public Works recently in launching an update to “The Works” mobile application.

LA County residents can now take advantage of this award-winning app to report potential swimming pool violations at hotels, motels, and apartments like unclear or cloudy pool water, broken pool gates or fences, and missing pool lights or drain covers. In addition, residents can also report potholes, graffiti, illegal dumping, facility maintenance for County parks, and other issues.

The Works app will also help users stay up-to-date on road closures and upcoming events.

You can read more about the app in the recent press release, or visit Public Works' website for more!

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Our Mission
The Environmental Health Division strives to promote health and quality of life by identifying, preventing, and controlling harmful environmental factors in Los Angeles County. 

The mission of Environmental Health is to assess environmental conditions and reduce exposure to health risks, and to educate the public on sources of environmental risk so they are empowered to protect themselves, their families, and their communities.
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Director of Environmental Health
Angelo J. Bellomo
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