Environmental Health Services

  • Cashier services (Monday-Thursdays 8am-5pm and alternate Fridays 8am-4pm)
  • Communicable Disease Prevention
  • Geriatric Empowerment Model (GEM) Link (at Jackie Robinson Community Center, 1020 N Fair Oaks Ave)
  • Public Health Emergency Preparedness
  • Tuberculosis Clinic (Thursday by appointment only)
  • Vital Records (Monday-Thursdays 8am-5pm and alternate Fridays 8am-4pm)
  • Pasadena Outreach & Response Team (PORT)
  • Substance Abuse Prevention and Control (SAPC) Education
  • Transition-Aged Youth (TAY) Link (at Jackie Robinson Community Center, 1020 N Fair Oaks Ave)
  • HIV Counseling & Testing (Monday-Thursdays 9am-1pm and alternate Fridays 9am-1pm, or by appointment)
  • Medi-Cal Enrollment (Mondays and Wednesdays 8am-5pm and alternate Fridays 8am-4pm)
  • Immunization Services (Mondays and Wednesdays by appointment only)
  • AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) (626) 744-6339
  • Black Infant Health (626) 744-6155
  • Child Health & Disability Prevention (626) 744-6093
  • Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (626) 744-6171
  • Local Oral Health (626) 744-6093
  • Maternal, Child, Adolescent Health (800) 304-0015
  • Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention (626) 744-6163
  • Tobacco Control Education (626) 744-6071
  • Tobacco Control Enforcement (626) 744-6071
  • WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counseling (626) 744-6520
  • Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) (626) 744-6520

The Vital Records counter is open Monday-Thursdays 8am-5pm and alternate Fridays 8am-4pm.

Birth and Death Certificates

  • Applications will be processed in person on Mondays through Thursdays and alternate Fridays for next business day pickup. Same day service is available for an additional $10.00 express fee per application.
  • Applications are also accepted by mail. Applications are available on our website at http://www.cityofpasadena.net/public-health/birth-and-death-records/ .

Funeral Homes and Mortuaries

  • Pasadena Death Certificate applications for Funeral Homes and Mortuaries are available at http://www.cityofpasadena.net/public-health/birth-and-death-records/#funeral-homes-and-mortuaries .
  • Burial, Removal, and Transit Permits: To apply for a Burial, Removal, and Transit Permits, please contact the Vital Records Office at (626) 744-6052. If you are a current EDRS user, please use the EDRS system to create the permits and contact the Vital Records Office at (626) 744-6052.
  • After-hours service request(s) must be submitted by fax to (626) 291-0899 from 8:00 AM -2:00 PM and are accepted when the office is closed every other Friday and each Saturday.
  • Substance Abuse Prevention and Control (SAPC) Education
  • Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Program
  • WIC Farmers Market Nutrition
  • WIC Little by Little

The Environmental Health public counter is closed, but the Division continues to function to meet the needs of our businesses and community.

Contact us by phone (626) 744-6004 or email envhealth@cityofpasadena.net during normal business hours:

  • Monday thru Thursday 8:00AM to 5:00PM
  • Every other Friday 8:00AM to 4:00PM

Plan Review

  • Submit plans and revisions in the drop-off bin at the building’s ​main entrance​on 1845 N. Fair Oaks Ave during our normal business hours.  The Plan Check Application must be completed and attached securely to the plans.  To request a Plan Check Application contact our office.  A link to pay the plan review fee is sent within three business days to the email address written on the application.
  • Request a plan review inspection by calling the Environmental Health office or by contacting the plan review inspector directly.  Inspections are conducted with the applicant only. No additional persons (customers, employees, residents, etc.) should be present.

Health Permit Application

  • Contact the office by phone or email during business hours to request the Health Permit Application.  Submit by email and ensure to provide all necessary information:
    • Complete all fields on the application
    • Only the owner of the business, or a member of the corporation or limited liability company may sign
    • Provide a copy of the driver’s license for the owner
    • Provide the Articles of Incorporation or the LLC documents and include a list of all members
  • You will be instructed to pay for the health permit at the Department’s cashier window once all paperwork is received
  • You will receive your health permit in the mail after the payment is made

Sharps Containers are available at the cashier window on Mondays and Thursdays only.  Pasadena residents may request one container with proof of residency.


Environmental Health continues to investigate public health complaints related to food handling, vermin, smoking, lead hazards, and general sanitation concerns.  Submit complaints directly by calling (626) 744-6004, through the Citizen Service Center by calling (626) 744-7311, or by visiting http://www.cityofpasadena.net/CSC.

Environmental Health Division

Pasadena Environmental Health is an enforcement agency operating as part of the Pasadena Public Health Department. Our goal is to provide a safe and healthy environment in the City of Pasadena and our work is accomplished by performing routine inspections of permitted facilities and investigating complaints. Our technically trained staff is commonly known as “Health Inspectors” but their official title is “Environmental Health Specialist”.

Tobacco Control

The City of Pasadena Public Health Department’s Tobacco Control Program’s mission is to protect and preserve the health and well-being of the Pasadena Community from the harmful effects of tobacco and tobacco smoke, especially among youth. The program works through prevention education and encouragement of public policy.

Lead Poisoning Prevention & Control

The Pasadena Public Health Department’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention (CLPP) Program seeks to protect children from lead exposure.

Urban Wildlife Management

The Urban Wildlife Management Plan provides guidance to City of Pasadena staff when dealing with wildlife in Pasadena. The City strategy for managing wildlife is based on balancing respect and protection for wildlife and their habitats without compromising public safety. The plan presents a three-pronged approach consisting of education, enforcement of laws and regulations, and protection of the public through implementation of tiered responses to wildlife and human interactions.

Mosquito and Vector Control

The San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District is a public health agency that is committed to providing ongoing vector control for residents of cities that are members of the District.

Animal Care & Control

The Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA is a donor-supported, nonprofit organization that provides animal care and services for homeless and owned animals in the Greater Los Angeles Area. The organization is dedicated to promoting humane treatment and compassion and care for all animals.