Environmental Health

Inspections – Food Facilities

Our inspectors closely monitor food temperatures. We also consider how food is prepared, stored, displayed and protected. Our unannounced inspections include, but are not limited to the following establishments:

  • Eating and Drinking
  • Retail Food Markets
  • Child Day Care
  • Adult Assisted Living
  • Hospital Food
  • Schools
  • Children’s Camps
  • Meat markets
  • Deli’s
  • Mobile Food Unit
  • Food Processors
  • Bakeries
  • Grocery Stores
  • Food Caterers

See Food Facility Inspections Results Online Here

Click here to see the winners of our Golden Plate Award

We also do plan reviews of new and remodeled facilities to be sure they will substantially meet 2009 FDA Food Code.

Special Events Inspections and Coordination

Special events are temporary food service concessions. YCCHS inspects and licenses these vendors.

Swimming Pool/Spa Inspections

Our pool inspections include, but are not limited to…

  • Public and Semi-public swimming pools
  • Public and Semi-public Spas
  • Public and Semi-public wading pools

Hotel and Motel Inspections

This includes Plan Reviews of new and remodeled facilities.

School Grounds and Camp Grounds Inspections

YCCHS conducts annual inspections to ensure safe and sanitary conditions.

Environmental Disease Control

Food Worker Training/Manager Certificate Training

Click here to learn more about training and certification.

Information Links

  • Guidance for locally grown produce (Fruit, vegetables and nuts) in licensed food establishments
  • Food Safety Industry Council – The purpose of this council is to offer advice, review activities and reports, and build relations that serve to improve food safety. FSIC Meeting Information
  • Home Baked and Confectionary Goods law
  • Yavapai County Health Code and Ordinances
  • Notice of Inspection Rights / Bill of Rights
  • Arizona Administrative Code Title 9, Chapter 8, Articles 1-13
  • 2009 Food Code
  • Arizona Revised Statutes Title 11
  • Arizona Revised Statutes Title 36
  • Arizona Revised Statutes Title 41
  • Well Water Quality


If we find valid complaints regarding sanitary conditions in food service, hotels or motels, or spas and pools, we notify the business owners and require them to make repairs or changes needed to remove the public health hazard. We also respond when we receive complaints about mosquito breeding areas on public or private land.