Environmental Health


Code Compliance provides education and enforcement, and develops resources in response to a wide range of issues which affect the environment, health, safety, property values and the general well-being of our community.


The Division promotes Public Health and Safety to ensure compliance with State and Local Health Codes, by permitting and inspecting a variety of food establishments, On-Site Sewage Facilities (OSSF), along with investigating different types of public health nuisances/issues within the City of San Marcos jurisdiction.

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Check out our Page

Please check the Environmental Health Division website regularly to stay up to date regarding new information and for public notices.

Email Updates

Please confirm that the Division has a working and available electronic mail (email) address to receive updates about important changes on the Texas Food Establishment Rules and important changes to the Food Establishment Program. The Division looks to utilize this tool to increase communication with license holders.


 The Environmental Health Division inspects Mobile Food Units (MFUs) between the hours of  9:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Wednesday mornings.  Inspection site can be found at the Neighborhood Services Building behind the two-story Municipal Building, at 630 East Hopkins. Owners are asked to arrive by 10:00 AM and have the application and payment completed. Owners must provide their self-contained power supply and demonstrate full equipment functionality.

Power and Water sources are not available at the permitting location

Click Here to visit the Changes to Texas Food Establishment Rules Page

Visit with a Registered Sanitarian

To visit with a Sanitarian, please make an appointment to ensure an officer will be available to provide valuable service. Call 512-393-8440 to schedule an appointment.