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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. Registration of Food Handlers;
  5. Registration of Trained Pool Operators; and
  6. 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 Aimee Rockhill-Carpenter, RS, Health Services Manager at 817-459-6656 or  Aimee.Rockhill-Carpenter@arlingtontx.gov


Environmental Health Services is located at:
City Hall
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, Food Establishment permits, and Food Handler registrations.

To receive invoices and permits via email, please contact Claudia (Angel) Stewart at 817-459-6682 or Claudia.Stewart@arlingtontx.gov

Defend Yourself Against West Nile Virus

By remembering the “Four D’s” you can reduce the risk of West Nile Virus when increased rainfalls means increased chances of standing water. Always drain flowerpots, bird baths and more to help prevent growth of mosquito larvae. Learn more…

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Este año se confirmó la presencia del Virus del Oeste del Nilo en el Condado de Tarrant. Hacemos de su conocimiento que las inquietudes de la salud pública relacionadas con este tema, se han transformado en un esfuerzo regional y estatal. La Ciudad de Arlington está colaborando muy cercanamente con el Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Tarrant, así como el Departamento de Salud, para garantizar la información y respuesta coordinada del sector público.

Love Your Kids, Keep Them – Safe Swimming Pool Safety Tips
Every year over 300 children less than five years of age die in swimming pools. Childhood drowning is almost always a silent death. A drowning child does not splash or scream for help. The following tips could save your child’s life.

Did You Know

You can Report a food violation online by clicking here to Contact the Action Center.

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