Public health Florida Department of Health in Alachua County

Institutional Food Service

The Florida Department of Health in Alachua County provides regulatory services, including permitting and inspections for the following types of food service establishments: Schools, institutions such as recreational camps, fraternal and civic organizations, bars and lounges that do not prepare potentially hazardous food, and detention facilities. Mobile food units that have their commissary on the premises of one of the above described facilities are also regulated by the Department. Similarly, temporary food events that occur on the premises of one of the above described facilities are regulated by the Department. All other food service establishments are regulated by either the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) or the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (DACS).

Permits are valid from October 1 through September 30, and must be applied for and renewed annually.

Contact Information

Florida Department of Health in Alachua County, Environmental Health 352-334-7930
Department of Business and Professional Regulations 1-850-487-1395
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services 1-800-435-7352

Fees

Permit Type

Fee

Detention Facility

$250.00

Bar/Lounge

$190.00

Fraternal/Civic Organization

$190.00

Movie Theater

$190.00

School Cafeteria:

 

a) Operating for 9 months out of a year

$170.00

b) Operating for more than 9 months

$200.00

Residential Facility

$135.00

Other Food Service

$190.00

Limited Food Service

$110.00

Caterer

$180.00

Mobile Food Unit

$180.00

Vending Machine Dispensing Potentially Hazardous Food

$85.00


Links


Regulatory Code

Chapter 64E-11 Florida Administrative Code

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