Environmental Health conducts routine inspections and/or complaint investigations at commercial, residential and public sites throughout the County in an effort to protect the public’s health. Although our food and housing inspection programs are the most recognizable, the department also monitors X-ray machines and other radiologic devices, beaches and swimming pools, small water systems, sanitary landfills, massage parlors, tattoo parlors, theaters, laundries, and more.

To inquire about our inspections, request general information, or make a complaint, please contact the appropriate program telephone number listed below.

To contact our Food or Housing Inspection Offices:

  1. Call the general number listed below and you will be referred to the office in your area; or
  2. Find the District Offices in your area.

General Contact Information

Administrative Headquarters:

Address

County of Los Angeles
Department of Public Health
Environmental Health
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706

Telephone

1-888-700-9995

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

General Services Contact
Food Facilities & Events Retail food facilities (restaurants, markets, bakeries, etc.) and food vending at farmers’ markets, swap meets, carnivals, fairs, and other temporary events. School cafeterias. Pet food stores Customer Call Center
Foodborne illness. Wholesale, manufacturing and distributing establishments. Wholesale Food & Safety Program
Food caterers. Cottage food operations. Specialized Food Services Program
Mobile food vehicles and carts (lunch trucks, produce trucks, ice cream trucks, etc.) Vehicle Inspection Program
Illegal street vendors. Mobile Food Vending Investigation & Compliance Program
Housing & Commercial Public Places Apartments, condominiums, townhomes, and private homes. Customer Call Center
Self-service laundries, theaters, commercial buildings, vacant lots, etc.
Hotels, motels, dormitories, private schools, and other institutions. Housing & Institutions Program
Pools Public swimming pools, health clubs, spas, etc. Recreational Waters Program
Swimming pools at apartment complexes, condominiums, and single family homes. Customer Call Center
Plan Check Retail Food Facilities Plan Check Program
Wholesale/Processing Food
Food Vehicles
Swimming Pools Recreational Waters Program
Other Services Contact
Sewage Spill Response & Ocean Monitoring Recreational Waters Program
Small Water Systems Drinking Water Program
Backflow Prevention Cross Connection and Water Pollution Control Program
City & County Jails, Probation Camps Community Health Program
Dumps/Landfills Solid Waste Inspection & Enforcement Program
Garment Manufacturing Community Health Program
Inspection Quality Quality Assurance Program
Lead, Healthy Homes, Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevetion Program
Massage Parlors Customer Call Center
Onsite Waste Water Treatment Land Use Program
Public & Industry Outreach Industry Engagement Program
Permits & Licenses Permits & Licensing Program
Radiologic & X-ray Equipment Radiation Management Program
Rodents & Insects Vector Management Program
Tattoos, Body Art Community Health Program
Waste Haulers Solid Waste Permit & Surveillance Program
Wells & Water Supply Drinking Water Program

NOTE: Three cities in Los Angeles County have their own independent health departments. For these cities, please refer environmental issues to their Environmental Health Department. The cities and telephone numbers are listed as follows:

Tel: (626) 430-5215
Fax: (626) 813-3000
Email: EHAdminLiaison@ph.lacounty.gov

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706

Permitting and conducting inspections of commercial cannabis facilities (cultivation, distribution, manufacturer, and retail).

Tel: (626) 430-5635
Fax: (626) 813-3021
Email: ccep@ph.lacounty.gov

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Cannbis Compliance & Enforcement Program
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706

Reducing the incidence of lead poisoning and providing a comprehensive response to support lead burdened children and their families.

For all concerns regarding lead, call 1-800-LA-4-LEAD or (800) 524-5323.

Tel: (323) 914-7068
Fax: (323) 890-8737

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
5555 Ferguson Drive, Suite 210-02
Commerce, CA 90022

Protects LA County residents, especially the most at risk, from climate impacts by promoting actions that slow climate change, reduce carbon emissions, and support the design of sustainable communities.

Email: climatechange@ph.lacounty.gov

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Climate Change & Sustainability Program
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706

Processes registrations for body art practitioners and permits body art facilities.

Tel: (626) 430-5570
Fax: (626) 962-1805
Email: bodyartprogram@ph.lacounty.gov

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Community Health Program
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706

Inspects seasonal Children's Camps which must submit a Notice of Intent form 30 days prior to operating.

Tel: (626) 430-5570
Fax: (626) 962-1802

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Community Health Program
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706

Confirms compliance with requirements which include clean restrooms and drinking water for workers.

Tel: (626) 430-5570
Fax: (626) 962-1805
Email: CCWPCP@ph.lacounty.gov

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Community Health Program
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706

Conducts inspections of local detention facilities.

Tel: (626) 430-5570
Fax: (626) 962-1805

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Community Health Program
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706

Protecting the potable water supply inside industrial, commercial, residential, medical, educational, and governmental facilities from cross connection.

Tel: (626) 430-5290
Fax: (626) 813-3025
Email: CCWPCP@ph.lacounty.gov

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Cross Connections & Water Pollution Control Program
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706

Answering calls placed to the Environmental Health Division. Call us at (888) 700-9995.

Tel: (888) 700-9995

Telephone agents are available Monday-Friday from 8:00 am-5:00 pm (except holidays). Dial 211 to report after hours emergency complaints.

Inspection and enforcement of public health laws at restaurants and markets, public school cafeterias, temporary food facilities at community events, pet food stores, food warehouses, licensed housing and associated swimming pools at apartments and condominiums, theaters, and self-service laundries.

Tel: (888) 700-9995
Fax: (626) 813-4833

For local district offices contact information, please visit our District Offices Page for complete contact information.

Regulates small water systems and wells pursuant to State laws and regulations.

Tel: (626) 430-5420
Fax: (626) 813-3016

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Drinking Water Program
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706

Rapidly responds to environmental releases and initiates investigations of exposure.

Tel: Tel: (626) 430-5201

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Environmental Emergency Management Program
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706

Reduces exposures to toxic agents and noise through environmental monitoring, consultation and collaborative efforts to integrate public health considerations into land use and planning decisions.

Tel: (626) 430-9820
Email: tox@ph.lacounty.gov

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Toxicology & Environmental Assessment Branch
Environmental Hygiene and Assessment Program

Provides information regarding possible toxic exposures and coordinates community activities to address environmental incidents.

Tel: (626) 430-9820
Email: tox@ph.lacounty.gov

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Toxicology & Environmental Assessment Branch
Health Services Program

Enforces public health laws pertaining to hotels, motels, boarding homes, shelters, boarding schools, and private school cafeterias.

Tel: (213) 351-0288
Fax: (213) 637-0028

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Housing & Institutions Program
3530 Wilshire Blvd., Ste 1110,
Los Angeles, CA 90010

NOTE: For complaints regarding improper treatment of residents, contact the California Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division

744 P Street, MS 8-17-17
Sacramento, CA 95814

Telephone: (800) 952-5253
CCLD Complaint Hotline: 1-844-LET-US-NO (1-844-538-8766)
Email: letusno@dss.ca.gov

Informs and educates both the public and industries on polices, procedures, and regulations through outreach and educational materials.

Tel: (626) 430-5320
Fax: (626) 813-3000
Email: ehconsultative@ph.lacounty.gov

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Industry Engagement Program
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706

Assesses and facilitates conventional and alternative methods of waste disposal while protecting groundwater and public health.

Tel: (626) 430-5380
Fax: (626) 813-3016

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Land Use Program
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706

Assisting qualified patients and their primary caregivers with applications processing within the County of Los Angeles.

Tel: (866) 621-2204
Fax: (626) 813-1023
Email: mmip@ph.lacounty.gov

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Medical Marijuana Program
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706

Investigating public complaints regarding vendors selling food without a valid Public Health Permit.

Tel: (626) 430-5160

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Mobile Food Vending Investigation & Compliance program
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706

Reduce the risks associated with oil and gas production in Los Angeles County by coordinating with community groups and enforcement agencies.

Tel: (626) 430-9820
Email: tox@ph.lacounty.gov

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Toxicology & Environmental Assessment Branch
Oil and Gas Production Program

Performing and maintaining all permitting, licensing, and billing functions for the Environmental Health Division.

Tel: (626) 430-5350
Email: ehpermits@ph.lacounty.gov

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Permits & Licensing Program
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706

Ensures that new and remodeled food facilities in Los Angeles County comply with California State laws and local ordinances.

Tel: (626) 430-5560
Fax: (626) 962-1805

For plan check office contact information near you, please visit our Plan Check Program Page.

Provides resource support, assesses, and recommends improvements to procedures through more efficient practices.

Tel: (626) 430-5156
Email: communityevents@ph.lacounty.gov

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Program Development Program
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706

Acts as a Court Liaison for programs within Environmental Health in court case adjudication within Los Angeles County.

Tel: (626) 430-5300
Fax: (626) 813-4829

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Program Enforcement Program
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706

Develops, proposes, and revises divisional policies and procedures while analyzing their impact on the community, Department, and staff.

Tel: (626) 430-5239

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Program Planning Program
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706

Ensure adherence to current policies and procedures, thus enhancing uniformity, quality, professionalism and integrity.

The Quality Assurance Program may be contacted, without the fear of retaliation, at (626) 430-5300 to report any concerns or complaints regarding Environmental Health staff.
Fax: (626) 813-4829

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Quality Assurance Program
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706

Protecting the public from unnecessary radiation exposure.

Tel: (213) 351-7897
Fax: (213) 351-2718

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Radiation Management
3530 Wilshire Blvd. 9th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90010

The enforcement of laws and regulations relating to public pools in Los Angeles County.

Tel: (626) 430-5360
Fax: (626) 813-3016
Email: rhealth@ph.lacounty.gov

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Recreational Waters Program
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706-1423

Inspects to verify solid waste facilities are operating in compliance with the permit conditions and state minimum standards.

Tel: (626) 430-5540
Fax: (626) 814-2075
Email: swmp@ph.lacounty.gov

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Solid Waste Inspection & Enforcement Program for inspection
Solid Waste Permitting & Surveillance Program for permitting
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706-1423

Oversees and maintain all the solid waste facilities permits for solid waste sites.

Tel: (626) 430-5540
Fax: (626) 814-2075
Email: swmp@ph.lacounty.gov

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Solid Waste Inspection & Enforcement Program for inspection
Solid Waste Permitting & Surveillance Program for permitting
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706-1423

Ensuring that specialized retail food facilities are in compliance with Federal, State, and local health and safety laws.

Tel: (626) 430-5421
Fax: (626) 813-3017

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Specialized Food Services Program
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706-1423

Garment Manufacturer, Body Art Practitioners, Body Art Inspections, Jails, Organized Camps, Housing and Institutions, Mobile Food Vending, Vehicle Inspection, Plan Check, Specialized Food Services, Vector Management, and Wholesale Food & Safety Program.

Tel: (626) 430-5150
Fax: (626) 813-4833

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Specialized Surveillance & Enforcement Branch
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706-1423

Composed of physicians, nurses, epidemiologists, analysts, industrial hygienists, environmental health specialists, and community outreach specialists who identify, control and prevent unwanted health effects associated with environmental hazards.

Tel: (626) 430-9820
Email: tox@ph.lacounty.gov

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Toxicology & Environmental Assessment Branch

Consists of two units, Vector-borne Disease Surveillance and Vector Control.

Tel: (626) 430-5450

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Vector Management Program
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706-1423

Inspects various types of Mobile Food Facilities including Mobile Food Preparation Units, Hot Dog Carts, and Limited Food Vehicles.

Tel: (626) 430-5500
Fax: (626) 813-3021
Email: ehvip@ph.lacounty.gov

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Vehicle Inspection Program
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706-1423

Conducts inspections at wholesale food processing and manufacturing facilities and responds to foodborne illness at food facilities.

Tel: (626) 430-5400
Fax: (626) 813-3017

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Wholesale Food and Safety Program
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706-1423

Provides extensive training to Environmental Health Specialists on laws/codes enforced, as well as inspection processes and workflows.

Tel: (626) 430-5170
Fax: (626) 813-3000
Email: EHWorkforceDevelopment@ph.lacounty.gov

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Workforce Development Program
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706-1423