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Environmental Health Division
Environmental Health Division

Welcome to the Division of Environmental Health

Division of Environmental Health: Environmental Health Services

Mission Statement

"Our mission, as the Division of Environmental Health, is to promote and protect the health and wellbeing of all persons in the City of Berkeley by administering state and local regulations. We believe in the importance of disease prevention through education and enforcement as a means of safeguarding public health." 


Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Inspectors' Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. or by appointment

General Environmental Health Information

Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) Related to Environmental Health
Directory to Environmental Health Programs & Services 
Fees by Service Category 
Online Request for Service Forms 
Press Release & Recalls 
Links to Other Related Websites 
Cosco Busan Oil Spill (Updated 3/13/2008) 


Vector Control Program

Vector Control Program Overview 

Abandoned Vehicles Program 
Arthropod Control & Identification 
Fish Advisory Information 
Health & Safety Hazards 
Pest Management Policy 
Rodent Inspection & Control 
Sewage Discharge 
Waste Management 
Wildlife Management 

Environmental Health Programs

Community Noise Program 
Community Outreach 
Emergency Response 
Public Pool Program 
Smoking Pollution Program 
Stormwater Program 
Tattooing, Body Piercing, & Permanent Cosmetics Inspection
Waste Tire Enforcement Program 

Food Program

Food Facility Program Overview 

Certified Food Handler Training Program 
Construction Guide for Food Facility 
Food Booths at Temporary Events 
Food Illness Information 
Food Safety Information 
Online Food Facility Inspection Results 
Plan Check 
Styrofoam (Polystyrene Foam Food Packaging) 


Do you need assistance or wish  to report a complaint?

Complete an on-line Request for Service form, or phone Environmental Health at (510) 981-5310 and TDD (510) 981-6903, or send an email to

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Environmental Health Division, 2180 Milvia Street, 2nd Floor Berkeley, CA 94704, Berkeley, CA 94704
Questions or comments? Email: Phone: (510) 981-5310
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903