Taking care of your Public Health
Permit or License just got easier!
On May 13, 2014, the County of Los Angeles Board of
Supervisors adopted the transfer of responsibility for the
billing, collection, and issuance of Public Health Permits and
Licenses from the Treasurer and Tax Collector (TTC) to the
Department of Public Health Environmental Health Division (EH). Billing statements and Public Health Permits and Licenses
issued after July 1, 2014 will feature a new appearance in line
with the new billing system. Invoices will be based on the
facility or the establishment's specific location. One location
that has multiple Public Health Permits or Licenses under the
same ownership will receive all invoices into one combined
Pay by Credit Card
Customers are now able to
pay for their Public Health Permits and/or Licenses online
using their Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover Card.
Please note that there is an
additional 2.25% convenience fee per transaction for this
Please have your Account ID
number and the Facility ID
number ready. Both are available on your most
recent Billing Statement.
Payments will only be
accepted online for the total amount owed on an
You will need to accept the
online payment process Terms and Conditions in
order to complete your payment.
Each account/facility (i.e.,
Account ID number and Facility ID number) will
need to be processed as a separate payment. A
2.25% convenience fee per transaction will apply.
Once your online payment has been accepted, you
must PRINT your receipt. This will serve as your
temporary Public Health Permit and/or License.
Your permanent Public Health Permit and/or
License will be mailed to you within two to four
weeks via U.S. Mail.
To pay by credit card, click below:
Customers may make payments in
person at any of Environmental
Health's office locations
throughout Los Angeles County or
by mail. Acceptable forms of
payment in-person include Cash, Check,
Cashier's Check, or Money Order.
Cash payments may only be in person, and in the exact amount due.
Please note that we are not yet equipped to provide change for
cash payments, except for the Cashier's Office at Environmental Health
Headquarters in Baldwin Park. We apologize for this
Click below to find an office
Send your Check, Cashier's Check, or Money
Order, payable to the County of Los
Department of Public Health
PO Box 54978
Los Angeles, CA 90054-0978
Write your Account ID number
from your billing statement on
Please do not send correspondence to the above
address. This address is for payments only. Do
not send cash. If you would like to pay in cash,
please see the above "In Person"
Need more information?
For more information about the transfer of
billing from TTC to Public Health, please click on the links
Letter to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
Letter to Permit and License Holders
For answers to questions or for more
information about the new Public Health Permit and License
Billing System, please contact the following: