Chaffee County Environmental Health provides a variety of services to the community, and places a high priority on consumer protection. Environmental Health specialists conduct routine inspections and complaint investigations related to environmental health matters in retail food establishments, child care facilities, and schools. The department also responds to complaints concerning swimming pools, public accommodations, mobile home parks, campgrounds and other recreational facilities.
In addition, Environmental Health provides general environmental protection. The department can supply information on many other environmental issues as well.
If you need information or would like to report an environmental health concern, please call (719) 207.1498.
Environmental Health is part of the Chaffee County Public Health Agency.
The Department is located in the Touber Building at 448 E First St., Suite 137, Salida.
Please refer all OWTS inspection and permitting questions to the Building Department. OWTS inspections must be called into the inspection request line (719.539.2121 Option #1) by 7:00 a.m. the day the inspection is requested. We will do our best to honor AM or PM inspection requests. Please do not contact inspectors to schedule inspections.
For information regarding OWTS information an applications you may go to the Building Department Page.