Consumer Health


Consumer Health Division

Contactless Permitting Process 
Effective May 20, 2020, the Consumer Health Division will use a contactless permitting process which requires all customers to have an appointment to visit the office at 7901 Goforth Road, Dallas, Texas 75238 to secure a food permit. 
  • Customers must remain in their vehicle for the entire appointment
  • Customers can call 214-670-8083 to set an appointment. 
  • Appointments are set on a first come first serve basis.  
  • Appointment times are from 8:00 am-12 noon and from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm Monday -Friday.  

Customers may email required documents ahead of their appointment or bring the required documents to the appointment.

  • Documents can be emailed to maria.chacon@dallascityhall.com.

  • Failure to provide all required documents will delay the permitting process and the customer may be required to reschedule the appointment
  • All fees must be paid at the time of the permitting appointment. Fees can be paid by check, money order, or credit card      

  No walk-up traffic will be allowed.  Customers will be seen by appointment only for the safety of the customer and the employees.

Food Establishment

Permit Information

Food establishment permits are required for restaurants, bars, grocery stores,  schools and other retail food establishments.

The applicant is responsible for scheduling and coordinating all required health inspections with their permitting inspector after application.

For additional information, contact the Consumer Health Division between 8:00 am - 4:30 pm at (214) 670-8083. 

 ***New construction, remodels or changing the use of an existing facility please contact the Sustainable Development & Construction at 320 E. Jefferson Blvd. or call 214-670-4127.***

                                 Fixed Food Establishment Forms & Fees

Food Establishment Permit Application

 


Annual Permit Fee

1-2,000 sq. ft. -$280

2,001 or more sq. ft. -  $318

 

For change of ownership - $121


To submit an application, the following are needed:

  • Valid government issued photo ID

  • Facility owner's sales tax and use permit

  • Application Fee of $121

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Due on Dec. 31st of each year, an additional reinstatement fee of $111 will be due if received after Dec. 31st.

Failure to remit reinstatement and permit fee by Jan. 30 will result in an additional pre-closure fee of $87

A score below 80% will result in a re-inspection fee of  $71

For Mailing Address Change​/ Facility Name Change/ Owner Name Change/ Replacement Health Permit

Change Request Form

 

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For a replacement health permit - Free

For a mailing address change - Free

For a facility & owner name change - $127

To submit an application, the following are needed:

  • Valid government-issued photo ID​

  • Copy of TX. sales tax & use permit

  • Copy of Articles of Incorporation are required linking the old and new owner names together (for Facility & owner name change form)

 

 

 

                      Kiosks & Self-Service Food Establishments (Apply Only at 7901 Goforth)                 

​Food Establishment Permit Application

 


*Annual Permit Fee $240

 

Kiosk Guidelines

 

Plan Review Application


 

Commissary Approval Form


 

To submit an application, the following are needed:

  • Valid government issued photo ID

  • Facility owner's sales tax and use permit

  • Plan Review Application & fee of $205

  • Copy of facility blueprints and equipment specification sheets

  • Commissary Form (Kiosk Only)

  • Food Establishment Application & fee of $121

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Due on Dec. 31st of each year, an additional reinstatement fee of $111 will be due if received after Dec. 31st. 

Failure to remit reinstatement and permit fee by Jan. 30 will result in an additional pre-closure fee of $87

A score below 80% will result in a re-inspection fee of  $71