Our mission is to make Arlington a premier City by engaging in visionary planning, building vibrant neighborhoods, and serving our residents, businesses and visitors.

Video Play Icon

Environmental Health Services

The City of Arlington’s Environmental Health Services provides services to citizens to reduce the incidence of preventable illness and disease within the city.

Environmental Health Services provides the following services:

  1. Conducts inspections of all food establishments and child care centers
  2. Issues permits for all food establishments, child care centers, temporary food events, mobile food trucks, push carts, summer feeding programs, public swimming pools, and on-site sewage facility
  3. Registration of Certified Food Managers (CFM)
  4. Manages insect, rodent, and other vector related control activities

Mobile Food Trucks and Catering Truck Permits

The City of Arlington’s Environmental Health Services performs inspections of all mobile food trucks and catering trucks for mobile food establishment operating permits. The inspections are conducted at City Hall, 101 W. Abram Street by appointment only. Contact Bill O’Toole, Health Services Analyst at 817-459-6693 or  Bill.OToole@arlingtontx.gov.

Report a violation online by clicking here to Contact Ask Arlington.

Environmental Health Services is located at:
City Hall
Community Development and Planning
101 W. Abram St., 2nd floor
Arlington, TX 76010

Phone: 817-459-6502
Fax: 817-459-6669

Click here for map & driving directions

Online services that are available through arlingtonpermits.com include the payment of Child Care Center permits and Food Establishment permits.

To receive invoices and permits via email, please contact
Bill O’Toole at 817-459-6693 or Bill.OToole@arlingtontx.gov.