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Annual Food Service Permit

Initial Contact: Health Department (Food)

Application Form:

Annual Food Service Establishment Permit Application

Public Meeting:

Not Applicable


Fees range between $230 and $475 depending on the number of employees. Schools are a flat fee of $55.

Telephone Number: 260-449-7116

Issued To:

Those wanting to operate an annual food service establishment such as a restaurant, cafeteria, catering facility, bar/tavern, etc.


Prior to the construction or modification of an annual food service establishment, the Department of Health requires the submittal of plans for review and approval. Once approved, the construction/modification may take place. Inspections occur upon request throughout the process. A final inspection and full compliance is required prior to the use of the establishment or modified area, as well as the submission of the application and associated fees.