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Division: Environmental Health Services


Environmental Health Services

Environmental Health Services provides services to ensure a safe and healthy environment in San Mateo County through education, monitoring, and enforcement of regulatory programs and services for the community.

Services include restaurant and housing inspection, household hazardous waste and medical waste disposal, water protection and water quality monitoring, pollution prevention, and other regulatory activities and services.

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Environmental Health Services Blog

Get the latest news and information, along with upcoming events and goings on at the Environmental Health Services division, from the Food Program to Housing, Hazardous Waste and Groundwater Protection, on our new blog at! Sign up to follow the blog to be notified via email whenever new information is posted.

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Food Businesses

Information for food business operators on food safety, permits and forms.


Hazardous Materials (CUPA)

The Unified Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Materials Management Regulatory Program (Unified Program) was established in 1993 to protect public health and safety, and to restore and enhance environmental quality, and sustain economic vitality through effective and efficient implementation of the Unified Program. 


Pollution Prevention

How we’re working to create a healthier environment for healthier people, and what you can do to help.

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Help filing complaints about unhealthy living situations in rental properties, hotels and more.