Environmental Health

Merced County Division of Environmental Health Changes to Hours of Operation and In-person Visits 

Dear Merced County Owners, Operators, and Contractors:

In an ongoing effort to minimize impacts to our customers and to help maintain the expected level of customer service, the Merced County Division of Environmental Health has made the following operational adjustments:

  • Our office is now located at 2222 M St, Second Floor, Merced CA 95340 (Development Services). Options for Division staff to conduct business include in person, by phone, e-mail, or video conferencing.
  • In-person visits and customer service provided by Office Duty staff (e.g., septic/well permitting) will not be available between 12:00pm and 1:00pm, Monday through Friday. General office hours will be 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday at 2222 M St, Second Floor, Merced CA 95340 (Development Services). 
  • As of 10/31/2022, In-person payments are only accepted at 2222 M St, Second Floor, Merced CA 95340 (Development Services) from 8:30am-4:30pm Monday-Friday. Mailed in payments should also be directed to Merced County Environmental Health, 2222 M St, Second Floor, Merced CA 95340. Over-the-phone payments ((209) 381-1100) are also accepted from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday-Friday (service fees apply). Online payment services are available during all hours from our online payment portal (service fees apply).  

Providing excellent customer service is very important to our team. These adjustments have been made in an effort to continue providing you with the best customer service experience possible.


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