Environmental Health and Safety

We are here to serve your Environmental Health needs

Program Focus

  • Serves and responds to citizens environmental concerns and complaints within the City of Detroit
  • Conducts environmental health & safety inspections enforcing State of Michigan codes and regulations for
    • Child caring facilities
    • Adult foster care facilities
    • Public swimming pools
  • Verifies that all codes and regulations are being met by local businesses by conducting general health inspections within the City


Food Establishments PLEASE NOTE: Per Detroit Health Department policy, Food Safety and Environmental Health inspectors should not be offered, nor should they request any form of goods (including water, food, money, etc.) or services in the course of performing their inspection duties at your establishment. It is illegal to offer an inspector any item of value in exchange for favorable inspection report/outcome, and any offer of goods or services will be reported to senior department leadership.


Inspection Fees: 

    • Initial $345
    • Renewal $210

Detroit Health Department Medical Marijuana Caregiver Center (MMCC) Fees 

All Health Department related Medical Marijuana Caregiver Center inquiries should be directed to the Detroit Health Department's Environmental Health and Safety program at 313-876-4715.

  • Initial Inspection Fee - $2,276.00
  • Annual Renewal Fee - $2,276.00
Additional City of Detroit Fees are required to establish and operate MMCCs. Please click here for information on additional MMCC fees.