Tennessee Department of Health

The Division of Environmental Health regulates, by permitting and inspecting, food service establishments, public swimming pools, hotels and motels, bed and breakfast establishments, organized campgrounds, tattoo parlors and body piercing studios. The Division conducts complaint investigations or refers the complaints to the appropriate agencies.

Over the course of a year, the Division of Environmental Health inspects nearly 40,000 facilities and conducts more than 100,000 separate inspections.

Environmental Health Programs

Food Law Changes

Restaurant Inspections

Permit Fees

Documents and Publications

Apply for a Variance


710 James Robertson Parkway
Andrew Johnson Tower, 4th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 741-7206