Division of Environmental Health

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our Environmental Health Services office at 10777 Main Street in Fairfax is open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. Clinic services are not offered at this location.
703-246-2201 TTY 711
10777 Main Street
Fairfax, VA 22030
Pieter A. Sheehan, REHS
Director, Division of Environmental Health

Environmental Health

Fairfax County Health Department's Division of Environmental Health protects and improves public health by preventing, minimizing and eliminating exposure to biological, chemical or physical hazards through a variety of regulatory activities, including permitting and inspecting businesses and public facilities. Environmental Health Specialists also investigate reports of public health and safety menaces anywhere in the community including residential, commercial and industrial areas. In addition, the Health Department conducts mosquito and tick surveillance and a broad range of educational activities.

All Environmental Health applications are submitted to the Health Department through the Planning and Land Use System (PLUS).

Approval from other agencies may be required before Health Department review can occur. If a project occurs within the jurisdiction of a City (City of Fairfax, City of Falls Church) or Town (Town of Clifton, Town of Herndon, Town of Vienna), application for additional permits through those local agencies may be required in addition to Health Department application.

If you need assistance or have any questions for the Fairfax County Health Department’s Environmental Health Division, please contact us at 703-246-2201 or email HDehd@fairfaxcounty.gov.


Use the Planning and Land Use System (PLUS) to apply for permits, track the status of your application, update information, upload documents, pay fees, and search property information.

If you have any questions, please call us at 703-246-2201.

Training materials and videos are available to help you get started. 

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