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Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) Pertaining to Environmental Health - Title 11   Environmental Health [more...]

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  • Ask an Environmental Health Specialist
  • Abandoned Vehicles Program
  • Arthropod Control & Identifications
  • Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) Related to Environmental Health  
  • Community Noise Program
  • Community Outreach
  • Construction Guide for Food Facilities (HTML)
  • Cottage Food
  • Emergency Response
  • Environmental Health Newsletters
  • Fees and Permits
  • Fish Advisory Information
  • Food Booths at Temporary Events
  • Food Facility Program Overview
  • Food Illness Information
  • Food Safety Information
  • Health & Safety Hazards
  • Links to Other Related Sites
  • Mobile Food Facility
  • Pest Management Policy
  • Plan Check
  • Press Releases or Recalls
  • Public Pool Program
  • Request for Service On-Line Form
  • Rodent Inspection & Control
  • Sewage Discharge
  • Smoking Pollution Program
  • Stormwater Program
  • Styrofoam (Polystyrene Foam Food Packaging)
  • Tattoo, Body Piercing and Permanent Cosmetics Inspection
  • Tobacco Retail Buffer Zone
  • Vector Control Program Overview
  • Rodent  Attractant 
  • Waste Tire Enforcement Program
  • Wildlife Management
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    Environmental Health Newsletters - Division of Environmental Health: EH Newsletter 
    The following newsletters can be viewed from this page in PDF format only.  If you are unable to view these documents, contact the Environmental Health office at (510) 981-5310, or TDD (510) 981-6903, to receive a copy of our newsletter. [more...]

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