Environmental Health Department

Goal


The goal is to protect the health and safety of the community through education and enforcement of the city’s health ordinances and food establishment regulations.

Primary Responsibilities


  • Conduct health inspections at all food establishments, restaurants, child / adult care centers
  • Hospitals, school cafeterias, retail bars, etc.
  • Investigate food borne illness and food establishment complaints
  • Conduct foster home inspections
  • Enforce Environmental Health Ordinances including weedy lots, dilapidated structures, junked vehicles. Investigation and Enforcement.
  • Conduct debris/illegal dumping and enforcement
  • Conduct Vector Control investigation and operations
  • Coordinate City of San Benito "Trash Bash" Community Event
  • Investigate swimming pool complaints
  • Issue temporary food vendor / event inspections