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Sanitary Nuisances

Environmental Health

Sarasota EH Office Venice EH Office

Environmental Health responds to reports of concerns and nuisances.

Report problems:

  • Code Enforcement and Other Complaints or call 861-5000
  • Food contamination, air/water pollution, or animal bites, scratches, and rabies:  941-861-6133
  • Communicable Diseases [48KB -PDF]
  • Dead Birds
  • Sewage spills and septic system failures/overflows 941-861-3310
  • Improperly maintained swimming pools 941-861-3310
  • Restaurant Complaints - The Florida Department of Health does not inspect restaurants. To file a complaint regarding a restaurant, contact the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation at 850-487-1395.
  • Food outlets such as grocery stores, convenience stores, bakeries or wholesale meat or seafood establishments— Contact the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services at 1-800-HELP-FLA or visit their website
  • Other Problems: 941-861-6133