The Monroe County Health Department administers the Food Protection Program. The program is designed to promote healthy, safe, and sanitary conditions in food service establishments and educate the food handlers that are employed in these licensed facilities.
Please contact the Food Safety Division by phone during normal business hours. Call (812) 349 - 2896. Office hours for Food Staff are normally 8am to 10am Monday through Friday for walk-ins. We urge you to make an appointment prior to walking in as food staff may be out of the office doing field work.
I. FOOD LICENSE APPLICATIONS
Late fees are effective as of February 1st, 2013. Late fees will NOT be waived.
The late fee is 30% of the permit fee as follows:
$150 + $45 late fee = $195.00
$300 + $90 late fee = $390.00
$450 + $135 late fee = $585.00
II. MOBILE FOOD LICENSING
All Mobile retail food establishments MUST have a Plan Review with Application submitted for approval by the Monroe County Health Department BEFORE operation. The fee is $100.00.
III. RESTAURANT FORM
IV. NEW FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS & CHANGE IN OWNERSHIP
All NEW Food Establishments in Bloomington, Indiana / Monroe County MUST complete the following Plan Review Application with Questionnaire then submit the completed forms to the Monroe County Health Department BEFORE construction begins.
A Change in Ownership also requires the Plan Review Application with Questionnaire to be submitted. Licenses are NOT transferable.