Food and Housing Division



The Food and Housing Division of the County of San Diego, Department of Environmental Health and Quality is responsible for protecting the public from disease, health threats, safety hazards, and nuisances as they relate to food, housing, detention facilities, public swimming pools, and body art facilities.


Mission Statement

Protecting the environment and enhancing public health by preventing disease, promoting environmental responsibility, and when necessary, enforcing environmental and public health laws.


Department of Environmental Health and Quality
Food and Housing Division
5500 Overland Ave. Ste. 170
San Diego, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 505-6900
Toll Free: (800) 253-9933
Fax: (858) 999-8920


Program Quick Links:

Body Art 

Catering and Host Facilities

Community Events in Unincorporated San Diego

Event Food Permits / Temporary Events

Foodborne Illness Complaints

Food Facility Complaints

Food Facility Inspection Search

Food Handler Program

Food Plan Check

Food Publications


Home Kitchen Operations

Mobile Food

Organized Camps

Swimming Pools

Swimming Pool Plan Check