The mission of the Consumer Protection Division (CPD) is to promote, protect, and assure conditions for optimal health and public safety for residents and communities by educating the public and enforcing local, state, and federal environmental health laws and regulations.
What we do:
The Division monitors and protects a variety of basic human needs –ensuring safe food, water, and sewage disposal –which are needs that affect the health and safety of our community every day.
We achieve this goal by reviewing construction plans, permitting, inspecting, monitoring, and investigating public complaints related to:
Public food facilities including but not limited to restaurants, café’s, bakeries, coffee shops, mobile trucks and carts, temporary food facilities and certified farmers’ markets
Public swimming pools, spas, and water parks
Onsite wastewater treatment systems (septic systems)
Detention facilities, shelters, and organized camps
State Small Water Systems
CPD also provides the following services countywide:
Complaint investigations for childhood lead exposure, swimming pools, food facilities, and food borne illness outbreaks.
Permit and inspect cottage food operators
Advice on Radon, Psittacosis and Mold
Food Safety Certification and Training
The following services are provided only in the unincorporated areas:
Please use the Programs and Services tab for more information, or contact us for additional inquiries.
For information on fire safety, click here.