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Board of Environmental Health

The Board of Environmental Health (BEH), Denver's board of health, consists of five members, who serve without pay, appointed by the mayor and confirmed by Denver City Council. The Board is the local board of health for Denver. Their primary functions include adopting rules and regulations, reviewing requests for variances from department laws and hearing appeals of decisions of the department manager, and otherwise assisting the department in developing policies. They have five-year, staggered, terms. The board meets at 5:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month.

Appealing An Administrative Citation
Have you received an Administrative Citation from Animal Control or Noise Control? Do you feel that you received this citation in error? You are able to appeal an Administrative Citation by simply following these rules:

How to Appeal an Administrative Citation

If you have received an Administrative Citation from the Department of Environmental Health and wish to appeal, please follow the Board Rules and Regulations Governing Hearings. For questions regarding an Administrative Citation issued by the Department of Environmental Health or for information on how to file an appeal, contact the Administrative Hearings Case Managers at 720-865-5362 or 720-865-5366, by fax 720-865-5531, or send us an email at: beh@denvergov.org.

 

Patti Shwayder, 2017 Chair (Commission Expires: 12/31/2019)
Alisha Brown, 2017 Vice-Chair (Commission Expires 12/31/2020) 
Jim Garcia (Commission Expires 12/31/2021) 
Chris J. Wiant, MPH, Ph.D. (Commission Expires 12/31/2018) 
Paula Sandoval (Commission Expires 12/31/2017) 

The Board of Environmental Health (BEH) will hold a public rule-making hearing to consider rules and regulations governing the implementation of the licensing and operation of animal shelters, kennels, pet grooming shops, pet hospitals and pet shops. 

The hearing will be held at the BEH meeting on Thursday, July 13th at 5:30 p.m. at 200 W 14th Ave, 2nd Floor, Grand Mesa Conference Room. 

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Rules and Regulations

Rules and Regulations Governing the Implementation of the Licensing and Operation of Animal Shelters, Kennels, Pet Grooming Shops, Pet Hospitals and Pet Shops

These rules and regulations are adopted and issued by the Manager of the Department of Environmental Health of the City and County of Denver in accordance with the authority contained in Article II of the Charter of the City and County of Denver and in the Revised Municipal Code of the City and County of Denver. Click Here to View

Board of Environmental Health
200 W. 14th Ave. Suite 300
Denver, CO 80204

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Phone: 720.865.5365
Fax: 720.865.5530
Email: beh@denvergov.org

For questions regarding an Administrative Citation issued by Animal Control, Noise Control, Public Health Inspections or for information on how to file an appeal, contact the Administrative Hearings Case Managers at 720-865-5362 or 720-865-5366, by fax 720-865-5531, or email beh@denvergov.org.

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