Food establishments are routinely inspected by the Imperial County Division of Environmental Health. (DEH) to monitor compliance with state and local laws. During unannounced inspection processes, inspectors look for critical violations as well as non-critical violations. Following inspections, all inspection reports can be viewed online.
The Division of Environmental Health, requires that all food facilities obtain annual food facility permits prior to opening their establishments. Food establishments are responsible for the submittal of plan reviews for initial inspections and contacting DEH to obtain annual permits.