Environmental Health

***   Public Health Alert – Water Contamination – 01/13/17   ***

***  Alerta de Salud Pública – La contaminación del agua – 01/13/17  ***


**  Public Health Advisory – Flood Clean Up Safety Precautions – 01/13/17  **

**  Aviso De Salud – Limpieza De Inundaciones Y Precauciones De Seguridad – 01/13/17  **


** United States Environmental Protection Agency – What To Do After A Flood **

** Agencia de Protección Ambiental de los Estados Unidos – ¿Qué hacer después de una inundación **



Environmental Health reflects the continued assessment, preservation, and improvement of environmental conditions and circumstances that affect the health and safety of our community.

The Department of Environmental Health oversees the following programs:

  • Consumer Protection (Food Facilities)
  • Hazardous Materials (USTs, CalARP, CERS)
  • Land Use (Planning and Building Projects)
  • On-Site Waste Water Treatment Systems
  • Drinking Water (Small Water Systems)
  • Body Art (Tattoos, Permanent Cosmetics, Body Piercing)
  • Solid Waste
  • Recreational Water (Commercial Swimming Pools and Spas)
  • Vector Control

Frequently Used Applications

Community Event Organizer Permit Application 2017
Food Facility Permit Application 2017
Sewage Disposal System Permit Application 2017
Septage Pumper Permit Application 2017
Recreational Health Pool-Spa Annual Permit Application 2017
Temp Food Permit Application 2017
Local Small Water System Permit Application 2017
Body Art Practitioner Application for Registration 2017
Food Facility Plan Check/Construction Application
Plan Check – Swimming Pools/Spas – Special Purpose Pools/Other


Environmental Health

351 Tres Pinos Rd.
Hollister, CA 95023

(831) 636-4035

Fax (831) 636-4037

Public Health Division

439 Fourth St Hollister, CA 95023

(831) 637-5367

Fax (831) 637-9073

TDD/TTY (831) 636-0385

Toll-free (800) 756-0385


Mon-Fri 8am – 5pm

Deputy Director

Lynn Mello
Director of Nursing
Public Health Administrator

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