Environmental Health

Division of Environmental Health

503 Kensington Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14214

Phone: (716) 961-6800
Fax: (716) 961-6880

Areas Served:  All areas in Erie County, NY

For Emergencies after regular business hours: 716-961-7898

Printable Map (PDF)

Environmental Health Public Health Sanitarians conduct inspections to identify potential health hazards and they provide guidance on preventive measures to maintain a healthy environment.

Environmental Health services include:

inspection of

  • homes
  • schools
  • restaurants
  • children's' camps
  • swimming pools
  • beaches
  • septic systems
  • hotels/motels
  • rooming houses
  • campsites
  • mobile home parks
  • animal bites
  • violations of smoking restrictions
  • day-care centers
  • tattoo parlors
  • any other businesses involved with food

Investigators also investigate complaints concerning lack of water, lack of heat, improper venting, garbage, rodents and sewage.