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Inspections & Permitting

CDPH is committed to ensuring a healthy and safe environment by reducing environmental hazards that have a negative impact on the health of our City and residents.

Environmental Permitting and Inspection: We are committed to ensuring businesses operate in a safe manner that protects our residents who work and live in the city. Learn more about inspections and permits

Food Protection: We work to ensure that all food preparation in every restaurant, grocery store and food truck across the city is done in a way that meets the health code. Learn more about our efforts to keep all residents safe

Lead Poisoning Prevention and Healthy Homes: We are committed to ensuring that homes are safe from lead poisoning and other harmful pollutants. Learn more about how to help keep your family safe

Mosquito Control: We monitor and reduce the risk of mosquito-borne diseases like West Nile Virus and Zika. Learn more about how you can keep yourself and others safe

Most Recent News (Inspections & Permitting)

Jun 14, 2017 City Health Department Encourages West Nile Virus Prevention
Jul 1, 2016 CDPH Identifies E.coli Outbreak Linked to Bridgeport Restaurant
Jan 11, 2016 Radon Risks Increase During Winter Months, Get Your Home Tested
Oct 27, 2015 CDPH to Host Lead Awareness Booths for National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
Jul 30, 2015 Mayor Emanuel Announces New Innovative System to Prioritize Food Safety Health Inspections

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