Health Permits

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HOW TO APPLY FOR A HEALTH PERMIT

 

Detailed information for each type of permit is available by clicking the link for the permit type on the side menu.

Permit fees are nonrefundable/transferable - disputing a credit card transaction will result in suspension of the permit applied for in addition to administrative fees.  Transactions on credit card statements are show as "Health Online".

New food establishments and changes in ownership:  You will need to submit your application (pdf Application below) for your Health Permit, either in person or by mail (cannot apply online), once you have applied for and passed all certificate of occupancy inspections, including Health.

ONLINE APPLICATIONS...  Who can apply online?

  • Renewing Food Establishment Permit
  • Renewing Registered Family Home Permit 
  • Temporary Open Air Market Vendor Permit
  • Temporary Special Event Food Vendor Permit
HEALTH PERMIT APPLICATIONS - PLEASE CHOOSE THE CORRECT PERMIT
 

1.  FOOD ESTABLISHMENT & COMMERCIAL CHILD CARE HEALTH PERMIT

Online application       Application Button for PDF
    (Renewal only)

New Establishments or a Change in Ownership must submit an application and fee either in person or by mail (you will not be in our database to access the online application function).


2.  TEMPORARY SPECIAL EVENT FOOD VENDOR

online application button      Application Button for PDF

Application for a Temporary Special Event Food Vendor permit MUST be received FIVE BUSINESS DAYS before the event or it may not be approved.

ATTENTION FOOD TRUCKS - see #4 Mobile Food Vendor application below.
ATTENTION MARKET VENDORS - see #3 Temporary Open Air Market Vendor permit below.


3. OPEN AIR MARKET VENDOR

online application button      Application Button for PDF

Open Air Market Vendors fall into three categories:

  1. Food Vendor and Cottage Food Vendor with Sampling; or
  2. Concession Food Vendor (onsite food preparation for food intended to be consumed onsite); or
  3. Non-food Vendor and Cottage Food Vendor with NO sampling (MUST comply with Texas Cottage Food requirements)

4.   MOBILE FOOD VENDOR (food truck)

Application Button for PDF

Food truck permits require a solicitors permit from the Police Department; an appointment for an inspection will be scheduled upon the Health Departments receipt of the Solicitors permit.
It can take up to 10 business days (or longer) to get a food truck permit.


5.  PUBLIC AND SEMI-PUBLIC SWIMMING POOL REGISTRATION

online application button      Application Button for PDF 
    (Renewal only) 

Renewal only - new applicants must apply in person on submit an application via mail.


6.  REGISTERED FAMILY HOME

online application button      Application Button for PDF
    (Renewal only)

Renewal only - new applicants must apply in person on submit an application via mail.


 7.  LIQUID WASTE TRANSPORTATION PERMIT

Application Button for PDF

An appointment is required to have truck inspected.  Applications/renewals cannot be made online.

Liquid Waste Manifest Books are $15.00 each in addition to the permit fee.



 Health Permit fees are nonrefundable, and permits are nontransferable. 

Online transactions appear as "Health Online" on your credit card statement. 

Disputing a credit card charge will result in a NSF fee as well as suspension of your health permit.