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Cornwall Port Health Authority

Cornwall Port Health Authority is responsible for enforcement of international, European and domestic legislation at airports and ports. 

The authority enforce environmental, public and animal health controls at the Port of Falmouth, and also delivers port health functions at a number of other ports, such as Truro, Fowey, and Penzance and Cornwall Airport Newquay. 

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These controls are in place to protect the public and environmental health of Cornwall, the UK and Europe.

Cornwall Port Health Authority (CPHA) is part of Cornwall Council and operates around the rivers and coastline of Cornwall providing a range of services across the county.  This work is carried out by port health officers (specialist environmental health officers) who operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Our main office is located in Falmouth Docks and the areas of work we cover are:

View the Public Protection Fees and Charges, including port health, for 2020-21 (effective from 1 April 2020).