Environmental Health

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Health Department


The Health Department responds to reports of water pollution and investigates hazardous materials spills with the Richardson Fire Department personnel to prevent contaminants from entering the drainage systems that lead to water resources.


The City of Richardson Health Department works in partnership with the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to ensure compliance with and improvement of air quality standards.

Insects and Vector Management

The Richardson Health Department works to manage the outbreak of pathogens by reducing the mosquito and rodent populations through habitat reduction and surveillance.

Household Hazardous Waste

Some household products, such as paints, cleaners, oils, batteries, and pesticides can contain hazardous ingredients and require special care when you dispose of them.


Noise issues in the City are investigated by a variety of departments, depending on the type of noise. Construction work is allowed to occur anywhere in the city every day of the week, including weekends with noise from such sites limited to a reasonable level any time between 6 p.m.-7 a.m. and on weekends.

Environmental Site Assessment

The City of Richardson offers an online portal to residents to submit a request, track the status and download responsive records. Get started by click the link here.