Applications

ATTENTION:  Only fully completed applications will be accepted for processing.  The plan review fee and annual inspection fee must be paid at the time the application is submitted.  If assistance is needed, you may contact your assigned inspector to arrange an appointment.

All applicants are advised to review the following list of agencies that need to be contacted when opening a new food service facility:

City and County Contacts for New Food Service Establishments

Complete Food Service Application Packet (Required)
This packet must be completed and submitted by all applicants who wish to operate a new food service establishment or if there is a change of ownership to an existing food service establishment. For projects involving structural modifications, a completed food service application packet is required unless prior approval has been obtained from the health authority.

The packet consists of the following three documents:

  • Food Service Ownership and Billing Information
    This section of the packet must be completed and submitted by the food service owner or their authorized agent to operate a new food service establishment or to change the name of an existing establishment. 
  • Food Preparation Review
    This section of the packet must be completed by a person who has knowledge of how food will be prepared and served in the establishment.
  • Construction Review
    This section of the packet must be completed by new food service permit applicants and by operations undergoing structural modifications affecting food service areas.

Note:  All new food service permit applicants must fully complete a Verification of Residency for Public Benefits Application before a permit can be issued.