Healthy Families Healthy Homes

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The Healthy Families Healthy Homes (HFHH) section works to ensure the health and safety of Denver residents is maintained. Programs within HFHH conduct inspections and investigations of various public and residential settings. The programs include child care, residential health and housing, meth, noise, childhood lead poisoning prevention, radon, body art, swimming pools, syringe access, emergency medical vehicles, and secure transportation services.

Additional Information

Violation Fine Schedule

Enforcement tools used by the Division of Public Health Investigations to achieve compliance include civil penalties, court summonses, retention of equipment, closure of businesses, and placards placed on residences when an imminent health hazard exists. The level of enforcement might vary depending on the nature of the violation, the duration of non-compliance, the history of non-compliance, the number of rule violations, and other applicable factors.

View the fine schedule for violations of rules(PDF, 804KB) pertaining to Noise, Residential Health, Pools, Lead, Child Care, and Body Art.

Contact Us

Public Health Investigations
101 W Colfax Ave., 8th Floor
Denver, CO 80202


Phone: 720-913-1311
Fax: 720-865-5534

Office Hours

Summer Hours (April through October):

7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.


Winter Hours (November through March):

7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Need to file a complaint?

Complaints can be filed with the Public Health Investigations Division for issues related to:

  • Food Safety & Regulated Food Facilities
  • Foodborne Illness (please use this form for Foodborne Illness complaints only)
  • Residential Housing
  • Body Art
  • Swimming Pools
  • Lead Poisoning
  • Child Care
  • Schools (grades K-12)
  • Noise

You can report any of the above complaints online, by calling 311 or by sending an email to


An investigator will follow up with you to let you know the outcome of the investigation. Please note that most complaints, as well as other inspection records and reports we generate, are considered public records.

To report suspected child abuse or neglect:

If you have concerns about possible child abuse or neglect call the Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 844-CO-4-Kids, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Your call is confidential.