Food Service License

Food Service License

​​​​​​​The Food Safety Program provides a number of services to ensure the proper handling and distribution of food served to the general public. This includes:

  • Conducting inspections of restaurants, festival food booths, and mobile food vehicles. 
  • Investigations of food-borne illness complaints and outbreaks 
  • Provide Food Safety Education
    • Food Service Managers' Certification Course (fee charged)
    • Food Handling Safety Class (no fee)

Food Service License Application

The following types of food service establishments may renew their existing licenses online.

Previously licensed facilities will receive a pre-printed renewal application form each spring. A new application will be accepted only over the counter at any one of our offices for:

  • New Establishments
  • Change of ownership
  • Change in physical location of establishment
  • Change of license type
  • Multiples
  • Special Transitory Food Unit (STFU)
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Food Service License (Fixed, Mobile, STFU) Fees,
  • 0-24 Seats: $227
  • 25-99 Seats: $267
  • 100+ Seats: $307
  • Commissaries: $227
  • STFU (includes $35 State + $5 Edu Fees): $141
  • Mobile Food Service 
    • Cold Truck/Pushcart:  $115
    • Steam Table Truck: $137
    • Hot Truck: $159
  • Fixed Multiple (inspection fee due at time of licensing): $88

Outstanding re-inspection fees are due at license renewal

Food Service License Application

Online Food Service License Application

Michigan Notification of Intent to Operate a Special Transitory Food Unit (STFU)

Renewal / Late Charges,
  • Late fees apply for applications received after April 30th
  • Additional late fees for applications received after May 31st

Veteran: With Veteran's License - State Fee waived
OCHD Fees:  Includes State Fee and Education Fee
501(c)(3):  State Fee waived, OCHD and Education  Fee still apply

Certified Food Manager Fees,

  • Class Registration: $172
  • Re-Certification Class: $97
  • Re-Test: $60
  • Book Fee (replacement/lost book - test not included) call for cost
Plan Review - Food Establishment,

CLICK ON THE PLAN REVIEW PROCESS GUIDANCE DOCUMENT TO GET YOU STARTED WITH YOUR PLAN REVIEW PROCESS.  Once you have reviewed this document, you may select the applicable forms and materials.

PLAN REVIEW APPLICATION MATERIALS

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SUPPORTING PLAN REVIEW MATERIALS

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 15, 2018, THE FOLLOWING PLAN REVIEW FEES APPLY:

  • Partial Plan Review: $102
  • 0-24 Seats: $132
  • 25-99 Seats: $165
  • 100+ Seats: $198
  • STFU: $137
  • Commissaries: $200
  • Mobile Food Establishments: $102

For further information, please e-mail Josh Nelson or Sara Burch or call (248) 424-7191.

Please mail completed Plan Review forms to:
OAKLAND COUNTY HEALTH DIVISION
27725 GREENFIELD ROAD
SOUTHFIELD, MI 48076

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Temporary Food License Fees,
  • Temp Food License (2 working days prior to event): $54
  • Temp Food License (less than 2 working days prior to event): $64
  • Temp Food License (collected in field): $74
  • Temp Food License - multiple inspections under one license: $47

Michigan Temporary Food Establishment License Application Fillable PDF

Inspection Fees,
  • ​Food Re-Inspection Fee: $50
  • STFU Inspection: $90
  • ​Ice Cream Truck Inspection: $22​
Appeal Fees,
  • ​Appeals & Other Requests: $100
  • Special Sanitary Code Appeal Board Meeting:$300
  • Sanitary Code Appeal Board Fee for On-Site Inspection:$500​

 Click on the below E-Health icon to complete your online Application

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 Contact Us

  • 248-858-1312 Pontiac
  • 248-424-7190 Southfield