Frequently Asked Questions

QWhat type of food service facility is regulated by the Health Department?
AWe regulate any food service establishment that prepares and serves food to the public for sale.  This includes all restaurants, food stands and temporary food events (TFE).Top
QWhat constitutes a food stand?
AA food stand is any food service establishment that prepares or serves food but does not provide seating facilities for customers while eating or drinking.  This would include meat, produce and seafood markets as well as deli’s in grocery stores.Top
QWhat is the first step to opening a food service establishment?
AYou would first need to fill out a Plan Review Application and submit it to the Health Department for review and approval.Top

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