Riverside County Department of Environmental Health is a full-service department that is dedicated to protecting the health of people and the environment in Riverside County. To learn more about programs that the Department oversees please visit the Our Services page.

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New Testing Times for Backflow Written Exam


We now offer our backflow written exam, Monday through Friday, in our downtown Riverside office located at 3880 Lemon St., Suite 200. 

Testing times are 8:30am or 1:30pm. Please visit our Water Program page for more information. 

 

Commercial Cannabis is Prohibited in Riverside County

Currently cannabis businesses, including cultivation, are illegal in the unincorporated areas of Riverside County. The County is investigating potential cannabis regulations. Please visit the Cannabis webpage to learn more.

For cities which allow cannabis businesses, a permit with Riverside County Department of Environmental Health may be required.  Click here for more information or email us with your questions.

 

Now Accepting Online Construction Plans

The Department of Environmental Health will accept electronic plan submittals for food, mobile food and pool facilities.  Click here for more details.

 

Business Plan Updates Are Due Annually

If your facility stores hazardous materials above threshold quantities, then you are required to submit a new Business Plan in CERS on a annual basis. Please click here to submit an updated plan. 
 

Food Donation

Any food facility may donate food to a food bank or another non-profit charitable organization for distribution to persons free of charge.  Click here for more information and to see the current list of food banks accepting food donations in you area.

  


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