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.
All County buildings and facilities, this includes the Environmental Health lobby, will be closed to the public beginning Friday, March 27, at 5 p.m. However, the county government remains open for business online and by phone and mail.
If your renovation requires you to obtain a building permit you must submit all plans directly to Fairfax County Land Development Services. Land Development Services has modified their submission procedures, effective Wednesday, March 25. Please see the LDS operating status webpage for details. If you have questions for LDS you may call 703-324-1780.
For building permits and plans, submit ALL documents electronically.
For site-related plans and documents, MOST documents can and should be submitted electronically.
If you are applying for an establishment Health permit, to renew a establishment Health permit or change of ownership for an establishment Health permit, the forms, resources and instructions are on the Division of Environmental Health webpage.
Thank you for your patience as we move to electronic and remote submissions out of concern for the well-being of our customers, staff, and community. If you should 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.
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.