Regulatory Services

  1. Child Care Licensing

    The goal of the Child Care Licensing Program is to reduce the risk of predictable harm to children while in out-of-home settings.

  2. Environmental Health

    Environmental Health staff work behind the scenes to ensure Lawrence and Douglas County residents live in a safe and healthy environment.

  3. Inspection Reports and Filing Complaints

    Discover the steps to obtain inspection reports and learn how to file complaints.

  4. Pool Regulations

    Under Lawrence city ordinance, the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department began inspecting non-residential/public pools and spas in the early 1980s.

  5. Sanitary Code Enforcement

    The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department began inspecting and providing septic system permits in Douglas County in 1968.