Environmental Health


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


We promote 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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  1. New rules for mobile food units

    Mobile Food Units that utilize propane must have an annual propane pressure test before being able to renew their Mobile Food Unit Permit. Currently permitted units may require fire suppression system installed on the vent hood before August 1, 2020. Read on...
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