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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.