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    COVID-19 Business & Community Violation Reporting

    If you believe a business in the unincorporated County is operating in violation of the Board of Supervisors Proclamation, please complete and submit using this form

    During the COVID-19 response, we encourage customers to conduct business online or via telephone! Our lobby is open BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, but we are still here to serve all residents of Pima County.

    • Applications for permits and guidelines for food establishments, caterers, and limited food manufactures are available online.
    • You can download, fill out applications, and email them to CHFS@pima.gov.
    • Please call us at (520) 724-7908 to discuss plan review submissions. We will schedule an appointment for you.
    • Mail-in payments, applications, and plan review documents can be sent to:
      Consumer Health and Food Safety
      3950 S. Country Club Rd., Suite 2301
      Tucson, AZ 85714
    • We are also accepting payments over the phone at (520) 724-7908.

    THANK YOU for doing your part to help keep our community safe.

    Executive Order 2020-25- Flexible Food Item & Sale of Goods at Restaurants

    The State of Arizona will now allow restaurants currently licensed or permitted to serve prepared food to sell grocery items including, but not limited to, paper goods, cleaning supplies, prepared food in bulk, meat and vegetables, whether or not those items are normally packaged for resale or are raw. Please be advised that such activity is permissible and falls under the current Pima County Food Code. Be assured that no additional permit is necessary to engage in this activity.

    During the course of routine inspections, Consumer Health and Food Safety (CHFS) staff will document whether current licensed operators are engaged in the repackaging and resale of permitted items to the general public.The inspection will make note of pertinent findings and document the operator's compliance with the direction of the Executive Order Please also note that any complaints concerning this type of activity will be handled by CHFS.

    Consumer Health and Food Safety will not be conducting unannounced, routine public and semipublic pool and spa inspections at this time. To help you, and us, comply with the Executive Orders, and we will conduct routine public and semipublic pool inspections by appointment. Our staff will contact you to schedule an appointment if your routine inspection is due. Or, you can contact us to schedule your annual pool inspection by calling our office at 520-724-7908

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    We will still address complaints as received. 

    Complaints

    Please use this form to contact Consumer Health and Food Safety for any restaurant complaints, public swimming pool complaints, hotel complaints, etc.

    Consumer Health and Food Safety Fee Schedule

    Consumer Health and Food Safety fees for food establishments, certificates, re-inspections and operating permits.

    Food and Pool Certification

    Food and pool certification class and exam schedule.

    Food Recalls

    Food recalls by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

    Permitting and Inspections

    Information on food safety permits and inspections.

    Prescription Discount Card

    Pima County residents can save money on prescriptions with this free card.

    Restaurant Ratings

    Food safety evaluation ratings for food establishments.

    Smoke-Free Arizona

    Get smoking guidelines regarding private residences, multi-family housing, swimming pools, outdoor common areas and compliance questions.

    Vector (Cockroach and Mosquito Control)

    Information and prevention tips for mosquito breeding so you can reduce your risk of contracting West Nile virus. Additional information about reporting rodent, bed bug, or cockroach infestation.

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    Health Department Consumer Health and Food Safety

    3950 S. Country Club Road
    Ste. 100
    Tucson, Arizona 85714

    Phone: (520) 724-7908
    Fax: (520) 724-9597

    Hours: Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Effective December 1, 2019, hours will be 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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