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Public Health Inspections


Welcome to Public Health Inspections

Our mission is to protect the health of Denver by ensuring that food service establishments, child care facilities, residential health, noise, lead, emergency vehicles, body art establishments, boarding homes, and pools are in compliance with the respective laws while providing public education to consumers and technical assistance to businesses. As part of the Department of Environmental Health, we are committed to resolving situations posing the greatest risk to the public health. We seek to render a high level of customer responsiveness and engage in industry partnerships and training efforts through regular inspections and assessments. Watch a brief video description of our services.


Revisions to Child Care Facility Rules and Regulations

The Rules Regulating Child Care Centers and the Rules and Regulations Governing the Health and Sanitation of Child Care Facilities are going through a revision process. The proposed revisions harmonize local regulations with state ones. All rules and regulations related to child care facility types have been consolidated here in to one red-lined document. A public hearing will occur at the Board of Environmental Health meeting on September 8th, at 200 W 14th Ave., 2nd Floor, Grand Mesa Conference Room. Input can be provided at the hearing or by


Public Health Inspections Hours

Monday - Friday

7:30 a.m.  - 4:30 p.m.

By appointment only between 7:30 a.m. and 8 a.m. by calling 311 or 720-913-1311.

News and Information

Denver-Marijuana Product Advisories and Recalls

For a full list of advisories and recalls, visit