Inspection Reports and Filing Complaints

Restaurant Inspection Reports


To obtain restaurant inspection reports, please visit the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s website.

Food-related illness or complaint


To report a restaurant complaint or an illness caused by a restaurant, food item or event, visit foodsafetykansas.org.

Rental Property Issues


For rental property issues, please call the City of Lawrence Planning and Development office at 785-832-7700 or file a complaint online.


Animal Bites

If an animal bite occurs in the city, please call Lawrence Animal Control at 785-832-7650.



Other Complaints


For all other types of complaints such as those listed below, please email the Environmental Health Division or call 785-843-3060 and ask for a member of the Environmental Health staff.
  • A public pool or spa that is unsafe or unsanitary
  • Abandoned water wells
  • Animal bites occurring in the county
  • Broken sewer lines in city or county
  • Malfunctioning septic system
  • Mosquitoes, ticks and other insects
  • Other environmental complaints, such as radon, ozone issues
  • Trash