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The Food Protection Program is designed to promote healthy, safe and sanitary conditions in food service establishments and to educate the food handlers that are employed in these licensed facilities.

 
I. RETAIL FOOD ESTABLISHMENT LICENSING
  • Food licenses expire annually at the end of February.
  • Renewal invoices will be sent out in January.

As of January 6, 2017, retail food establishment license fees have increased to:

1-5 employees          $165
6-10 employees        $330
11-20 employees      $495
21+ employees         $600

The late fee is 10% of the annual fee per month for each month late, not to exceed 60% of the annual fee.

II. NEW / REMODELED FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS & CHANGE IN OWNERSHIP

Any NEW or REMODELED food establishment 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.
Please contact one of our Food Sanitarians at (812) 349-2896, (812) 349-2739, or (812) 349-2837 for more information.  Office hours for staff are normally 8am to 10am Monday through Friday for walk-ins.  We urge you to make an appointment prior to walking in as staff may be out of the office doing field work.


III. MOBILE FOOD LICENSING

All
mobile retail food establishments MUST submit the Mobile Plan Review for approval by the Monroe County Health Department BEFORE operation.  The plan review fee is $150.00 and is due upon submission of the Mobile Plan Review.
VI. INFORMATION FOR FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS
VII. FOOD PROTECTION NEWSLETTERS
 
 
 
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