Environmental Health

The Tri-County Health Department will dissolve completely as of December 31, 2022. On January 1, 2023, Arapahoe, Adams and Douglas Counties will provide public health services through their own, individually operated health departments. 

Douglas County residents only:  Effective September 1, 2022, the newly created Douglas County Health Department will assume responsibility for all Environmental Health services in Douglas County.   Starting September 1, 2022 please direct all questions/concerns related to Environmental Health to the Douglas County Health Department by calling 720 643 2400 or by visiting: https://www.douglas.co.us/health-department/environmental-health/.

Our environmental health programs focus on preventing communicable diseases and environmental conditions that could be harmful to your health

2021-2022 Environmental Health Fees | Review our brochure of current services


Walk-ins are welcome Tuesdays & Thursdays only – 8:00am to 5:00pm. We are closed for lunch from 12-1pm.  For Environmental Health questions during business operation hours, please call one of our EH offices.

Pay Environmental Health Fees Online

Use our online service to submit payment.

Use a credit card to make an online payment. We accept Master Card, VISA, Discover, and American Express.

License Renewals

Do you need to update any owner or facility contact information? Has the ownership status of your business changed? If so, please complete this Change of Address or Ownership Status form and return to by either:

Environmental Health Services adjusted due to the COVID-19 pandemic


All change of ownership and routine inspections for the retail food, body art, pools, and child care facilities are being postponed.

Final inspections of new restaurants will be evaluated on a case by case basis and may be conducted if approval can be accomplished through virtual means.

As of January 2022, Mobile food operators looking to renew their Tri-County Health Department retail food service license in 2022 will have their inspections waived for this year. To obtain a 2022 Tri-County Health Department mobile license renewal, you will still be required to provide the following:
    Current Menu
    Current Department of Revenue License
    Current Commissary Agreement 
    Payment in full

When these items have been received and approved, a 2022 Tri-County Health Department mobile license and a green 2022 mobile retail food approval sticker will be mailed to you. Please apply the sticker to the mobile unit being licensed in a highly visible area on the mobile unit.  

To renew your Tri-County Health Department mobile retail food service license in 2022, please contact one of our four Environmental Health Office (Castle Rock, Greenwood Village, Aurora East, Commerce City). 

Final inspections of new child care centers will be evaluated on a case by case basis and may be conducted if approval can be accomplished through virtual means or by onsite inspections if social distancing can be maintained and proper PPE is available

Public Health Concerns

Environmental Health Staff are still taking complaints and concerns of public health significance. 


Retail food, mobile food, and pool plan reviews can be dropped off at our Greenwood Village office, 6162 South Willow Drive, Suite 100 Englewood, CO 80111

Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems

Environmental Health Staff will continue processing new, repair, and use permits. Site and final inspection field visits are still being conducted. Email ehwebfillableforms@tchd.org to request an inspection. 

Health Inspection Reports Online

Health Inspections are available online for all restaurants, childcare, public/semi-public pools, and body art/tattooing in our area from July 2013 to the present.