Services of Our Environmental Health Department

To cover the cost of services provided by our Environmental Health Department, fee increases for required permits of Retail Food Establishments within NET Health's jurisdictions have been updated within District Order 2023-1, and fee increases for required permits of Public Pools and Interactive Water Features within NET Health's jurisdictions have been updated within District Order 2024-1.

Click here to download District Order 2023-1 that went into effect Monday January 1st 2024 

Click here to download District Order 2024-1 that goes into effect Friday March 1 2024

Our Environmental Health Department performs services within all cities in Smith County, Texas, all unincorporated areas in Smith County, and areas within the City Limits of Bullard.

Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

We are located at 815 N. Broadway Avenue in Tyler.  

Email address : [email protected] 

Office Phone number : (903) 535 - 0037

Below are links to downloadabe forms and applications that need to be completed in order to ensure safe operation of your business based upon its category of service.


Texas Health and Safety Code

Our Environmental Health Department abides by the required rules and regulations that are mandated by the Texas Health and Safety Code.

The NET Health Board of Directors enact a District Order as the tool to enforce the State of Texas' Health and Safety Code within our jurisdiction.

The most recent updates related to the operation of food establishments were approved within NET Health District Order 2023-1.

The most recent updates related to the operation of public pools and interactive water features were approved within NET Health District Order 2024-1.

Our staff includes Registered Sanitarians and Environmental Protection Specialists who investigate, evaluate, and eliminate environmental conditions that pose potential threats to the public health of individual citizens, neighborhoods, and communities within the jurisdictions of our Environmental Health Department.

Our specialists provide assistance through health education, collaboration with other local environmental health protection agencies, performance of health inspections, and investigation complaints received from the general public.


The full list of applications, documents, and forms related to our Environmental Health Department can be accessed by clicking here.

If you need to submit any other documents or forms, you can email them to [email protected].

Or, you may personally deliver them directly to the Environmental Health Department during their hours of operation listed at the top of this page.

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