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Environmental Public Health - Orders, Disclosure and Legal Activity

Enforces Alberta's Public Health Act, including food and housing regulations. May prosecute, in court, owners and operators of public places who continue to use unsafe practices that may endanger people.

This service inspects public places. When needed, is granted the power by The Public Health Act to order dangerous conditions to be fixed, removed, destroyed, or declared unfit.

Public health inspectors are designated as executive officers under the Public Health Act (RSA Chapter P-37) and enforce these regulations and standards:

  • Artificial Tanning Regulation
  • Bodies of Deceased Persons Regulation (AR 135/2008)
  • Communicable Diseases Regulation (AR 238/1985)
  • Food Regulation (AR 31/2006)
  • Food Retail and Foodservices Code
  • Housing Regulation (AR 173/1999)
  • Institutions Regulation (AR 143/1981)
  • Minimum Housing and Health Standards
  • Nuisance and General Sanitation Regulation (AR 243/2003)
  • Personal Services Regulation (AR 1/2020)
  • Personal Services Standards
  • Recreation Area Regulation (AR 198/2004)
  • Pool Standards
  • Public Swimming Pools Regulation (204/2014)
  • Standards for Artificial Tanning Facility Signage
  • Waiver Regulation (AR 298/2003)
  • Work Camps Regulation (AR 218/2002)

For more information visit Health Enforcement Orders

Contact Details

Edmonton 10055 106 Street

Location Info
Suite 700
Address
10055 106 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta
T5J 2Y2
Telephone
780-735-1800 (Call for inspector availability)
Fax
780-735-1801 Safe Built program, 780-735-1802 Safe Food program
Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Note

This is not a drop in service. Please call for information between the listed hours.
Closed 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM.

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Service Providers May Include
environmental health officers, public health inspectors
Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
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