Environmental Health Department


The goal is to protect the health and safety of the community through education and enforcement of the city's health ordinances and food establishment regulations.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Conduct health inspections at all food establishments, restaurants, child / adult care centers
  • Hospitals, school cafeterias, retail bars, etc.
  • Investigate food borne illness and food establishment complaints
  • Conduct foster home inspections
  • Enforce Environmental Health Ordinances including weedy lots, dilapidated structures, junked vehicles. Investigation and Enforcement.
  • Conduct debris/illegal dumping and enforcement
  • Conduct Vector Control investigation and operations
  • Coordinate City of San Benito "Trash Bash" Community Event
  • Investigate swimming pool complaints
  • Issue temporary food vendor / event inspections
Bernard Rodriguez

Contact Us

  1. Bernard Rodriguez

    Health Department
    Phone: 956-361-3804, ext. 415
    Email Bernard Rodriguez

    Felipe Vazabe

    Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 956-361-3804, ext. 403
    Email Felipe Vazabe

    Code Enforcement Department

    400 N Travis St.
    San Benito, Texas 78586
    Phone: 956-361-3804
    Fax: 956-361-3805