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 make an appointment to visit the office at 7901 Goforth Road, Dallas, Texas 75238 to secure a food permit. No walk-up traffic will be allowed for the safety of the customer and the employees.

  • Customers must remain in their vehicle for the entire appointment.

  • Customers must upload supporting documents when scheduling appointment. 

  • Failure to provide all required documents will result in the appointment request being cancelled and customer will need to schedule a new appointment. 

  • For a list of required documents, please see list below.

All fees must be paid on the day of the appointment.  Fees may be paid by:

  • Check or money order made out to City of Dallas – Consumer Health

  • Credit or debit card

  • We do not accept cash or American Express.

Please follow link to schedule an appointment: https://appointments.dallascityhall.com

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

 



To submit an application, the following are needed:

  • Valid government issued photo ID

  • Facility owner's sales tax and use permit

  • Application Fee of $197.00

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Due on Dec. 31st of each year, an additional reinstatement fee of $199.00  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 $158.00


A score below 80% will result in a re-inspection fee of  $191.00


Annual Permit Fees

Risk Level One Food Establishment

          1 – 2,000 sq. ft - $141.00

          2,000 or more - $155.00

     Risk Level Two Food Establishment

          1 – 2,000 sq. ft -. $283.00

          2,000 or more - $308.00

     Risk Level Three Food Establishment

          1 – 2,000 sq. ft - $468.00

          2,000 or more - $513.00

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 - $220

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 $404

 

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 $562.00

  • Copy of facility blueprints and equipment specification sheets

  • Commissary Form (Kiosk Only)

  • Food Establishment Application & fee of $197.00

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Due on Dec. 31st of each year, an additional reinstatement fee of $199.00 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 $158.00

A score below 80% will result in a re-inspection fee of  $191.00