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Missoula City-County Health Department
(406) 258-4755
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Health Division: Environmental Health
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Environmental Health - Home

Protecting and improving public health and the environment.



Use the links below to help you find the program you need.

Air Quality

Air Quality
Industrial Permits, Outdoor Burning, Paving Woodstoves, Advisory Council, Hotline

Child Care Kids

Licensed Facilities
Childcare, Group Homes,  Pools, Hotel/Motel, Trailer Courts

Photo of Jack the Cat from Missoula Animal Shelter

Animal Control
Adoption, Animal Shelter, Dog and Kennel Licenses, Spay & Neuter info

Rules & Regulations

Rules & Regulations
Board of Health, DEQ 4, Health Code, Air Pollution Control, Water Quality District

Health Inspector Scoring Food Service Establishment

Food Service
Applications, Plan Review, Rules, Fees, Inspections, Bake sales, TFS

Solid Waste

Solid Waste
Garbage, Community Decay, Junk Vehicles

Indoor Exposures

Indoor Exposures
Mold, Radon, Second-Hand Smoke, Lead, Asbestos

Water Quality

Water Quality District
Advisory Council, Ordinance, Riparian Protection, Well Testing

Land Services

Land Services
Groundwater Monitoring, Site Evaluations, Septic Permits, Subdivision Review

Wells & Water Tests

Wells & Water Tests
Well Permits, Water Lab Services, Well Disinfection, Public Water Supplies

Office Hours

Missoula City-County Health Department is open from 8:00am until 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.  Environmental Health offices are located at 301 W. Alder St. on the second floor of the building. 

Contact Us

Phone: (406) 258-4755
Fax: (406) 258-4781



There are four Environmental Health Administrators who oversee the work of 26 employees:

Jim Carlson, Director, Environmental Health Division, (406) 258-4996

Jeff Darrah, Supervisor, Animal Control, (406) 541-7387

Shannon Therriault, Supervisor, Environmental Health, (406) 258-4988

Peter Nielsen, Missoula Valley Water Quality District, (406) 258-4890


Sanitarian Hours

                                       Monday          8-12 and 1-5

                                       Tuesday         8-12 and 1-5

                                       Wednesday    8-12 and 1-5

                                       Thursday        1-5 only

                                        Friday           8-12 and 1-5

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