Environmental Health

The Bureau of Environmental Health maintains as its principal goal the preservation and protection of the environmental quality of the City of New Haven. Staff members perform these services:

  • Utilize and enforce applicable sections of the State Public Health Code, State Statutes, and Municipal Ordinances
  • License and inspect food service establishments
  • Resolve cases of childhood lead poisoning; provide educational outreach activities and assist with distribution of federal lead abatement funds to prevent lead poisoning. 
  • Investigate and resolve public health nuisances and infractions of applicable statutes and/or ordinances
  • Monitor water quality of public swimming pools and beach water
  • Inspect schools, daycare centers, senior centers and summer lunch feeding sites
  • Assist in preparing for and responding to public health emergencies  

Contact Us

Program Director

(203) 946-8174

54 Meadow Street, 9th Floor
New Haven, CT 06519

Monday - Friday

9am - 5pm