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COVID-19 Updates: Get the latest public information related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) at ReadySLO.org.

Environmental Health Services is open Monday-Friday from 8am to 5pm and serving one customer at a time (plus one additional person for those with a translator or who require physical assistance).  Please follow social distancing guidelines while waiting outside and call the office at (805) 781-5544 or visit www.slocounty.ca.gov/ContactEHS for questions or to coordinate for special arrangements. Please visit www.slocounty.ca.gov/CurrentEHSOperations for current EHS COVID-19 guidance documents or ReadySLO.org.

The Health Agency is actively responding to COVID-19 and continuing to provide other essential services. Please see updates from Animal Services, Behavioral Health, Public Guardian and Public Health

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Environmental Health Supervisors

Leslie Terry

(805) 781-5553; [email protected]

  • Beach Water Quality, Cross-Connection, Land Use, Small Public Water Systems, Water Well Programs and Vector Programs

Aaron LaBarre

(805) 781-5595; [email protected]

  • Body Art, Food Protection, Swimming Pools and Spas.

Peter Hague 

(805) 781-5554; [email protected]

  • Hazardous Materials (CUPA) Programs

Catering and Other General Food Service Operations Inspection

Who can use this service?

This service is available to all Food Service/Catering Operators either confirmed as required to be regulated by the Environmental Health Services Division or new Food Service/Catering Operators which are looking to obtain an initial inspection to determine if a health permit is required.

Is there a charge for this service?

Annual Health Permit fees are required for Food Service/Catering Operations regulated by the Environmental Health Services Division. The fee provides one routine inspection and one reinspection. Additional chargeable inspections may be required if compliance is not achieved during the routine and first reinspection. No fee is required for an initial consultation to determine if a health permit is required. Please refer to our Fee Schedule or contact our office at (805) 781-5544.

When and where is this service offered?

Inspections are performed throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays.

Please visit us, email us, contact us, or call our office to request an inspection of your Food Service/Catering Operation or to request a copy of a regulated Food Service/Catering Operation inspection report.

Location, directions and hours of operation

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Environmental Health Supervisors

Leslie Terry

(805) 781-5553; [email protected]

  • Beach Water Quality, Cross-Connection, Land Use, Small Public Water Systems, Water Well Programs and Vector Programs

Aaron LaBarre

(805) 781-5595; [email protected]

  • Body Art, Food Protection, Swimming Pools and Spas.

Peter Hague 

(805) 781-5554; [email protected]

  • Hazardous Materials (CUPA) Programs