Maricopa County Environmental Services provides essential, regional environmental services seeking to prevent and remove environmental health risks. The Department's Environmental Health Specialists and Field Technicians are in the community every day making sure that among other things, food in all the eating and drinking establishments in the County is protected from contamination, that water supplies throughout the County are safe to drink, and that vector borne health illnesses and risks are minimized. It is our belief that with continued support, future generations will reap the benefits of today's actions.
Maricopa County Environmental Health Code
The Maricopa County Environmental Health Code is adopted under authority vested in the Maricopa County Board of Health and the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors pursuant to the Arizona Revised Statues § 36-136, 36-183.02, 36-601, 36-184.B4, 36-187.C, 11-251 paragraphs 17 and 31, 49-106, and 49-107. The provisions of this Code are applicable to the unincorporated areas lying within the boundaries of Maricopa County, and the incorporated areas lying within the boundaries of Maricopa County, and the incorporated cities and towns whose governing bodies specifically request the services of the Maricopa County Environmental Services Department.
Maricopa County is discontinuing the County issued cards and associated fees for the Certified Food Protection Manager (CFM).
Each food establishment is still required to have at least one (1) Certified Food Protection Manager on staff. Read on...