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Front Office Closure

To reduce person-to-person contact related to COVID-19, effective Monday, March 16, 2020, the Environmental Health Services Division's in-person counter services at 401 Fifth Avenue in Seattle, WA (Chinook Building) and 14350 SE Eastgate Way in Bellevue, WA (Eastgate Public Health Center) will be suspended until further notice.

We apologize for the inconvenience, and we appreciate your support in helping to manage the outbreak while continuing to provide services to the people of King County.

Alternatives: Permits may continue to be processed online, by mail, or over the phone.

For assistance, call 206-263-9566 or 206-477-8050 during our business hours:

  • 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday & Friday
  • 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday & Thursday
King County Environmental Health Services focuses on prevention of disease through sanitation, safe food and water, proper disposal of wastes and toxics, and promoting safe and healthy environmental conditions throughout King County.

Contact Environmental Health Services (EHS)


Downtown Seattle:

Environmental Health Services
401 5th Ave, Suite 1100
Seattle, WA 98104

Phone: 206-263-9566 (answered until 3:00 pm)

Services:

  • Food and Facilities Protection
  • School Inspections
  • Solid Waste
  • Toxic hazards, Vector/nuisance
  • Water Recreation
  • Plumbing and Gas Piping programs

Hours:

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 am to 3:00 pm

Bellevue/Eastside:

Environmental Health Services
14350 SE Eastgate Way
Bellevue, WA 98007

Phone: 206-477-8050 (answered until 3:00 pm)

Services:

  • School Inspections
  • Water Recreation
  • Drinking Water
  • Plumbing and Gas Piping
  • Wastewater

Hours:

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 am to 3:00 pm

Link/share our site at www.kingcounty.gov/ehs