Locations and Directions


To protect the health and safety of customers and staff and to slow the transmission of COVID-19, the Department of Environmental Health and Quality (DEHQ) has temporarily closed all public lobby spaces effective Friday, March 20th.  To ensure our customer’s needs are being met, DEHQ will serve you through virtual business processes until further notice.

DEHQ customer service phone lines are staffed Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm and DEHQ continues to provide several online services.  For a list of services and programs please refer to A to Z services or contact us.   

Permit Center & Department Headquarters:

    County Operations Center   5500 Overland Avenue, San Diego, CA 92123

Vector Control Program and Vector Disease Diagnostic Laboratory:

    County Operations Center  5570 Overland Avenue, San Diego, CA  92123
Public Counter & Kiosk Hours:       TEMPORARILY CLOSED
Customer Service Phone Lines staffed Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Holiday Date Observed - County Holiday
New Year's Day Friday January 1, 2021
Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Monday January 18, 2021
Presidents Day Monday February 15, 2021
Cesar Chavez Day Wednesday March 31, 2021
Memorial Day Monday May 31, 2021
Independence Day Monday July 5, 2021
Labor Day Monday September 6, 2021
Veterans Day Thursday November 11, 2021
Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 25, 2021
Thanksgiving Friday Friday November 26, 2021
Christmas Day Friday December 24, 2021
New Year's Day Friday December 31, 2021