Foodservice Permit Application

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PlateBefore opening a new or extensively remodeled foodservice facility or transferring ownership, the foodservice operator must complete the following:

  1. Submit a completed Application for a Department of Health Food Establishment Permit and return it to the Henrico Health Department for approval along with payment of $40.00.
  2. Submit a completed Foodservice Plan Review (if new or remodeled) and return to the Henrico Health Department for approval along with payment of $40.00. 
  3. Make any modifications to plans if necessary for approval.
  4. Once plans are approved, operator must request an inspection of the facility from the Health Department prior to opening the facility.

Permit will be issued when the facility is complete and inspection is in compliance with the Virginia Department of Health Food Regulations. For additional information contact (804) 501-4529.

Due to zoning restrictions,catering operations are not permitted to operate from a residence.

Foodservice Plan Review

Our Foodservice Plan Review checklist will assist you in gaining compliance with the Virginia Department of Health Food Regulations. We suggest that you review this information as it applies to your planned foodservice operation. The information entered on the plan review form must correspond directly with the plans submitted for the Health Department review. We suggest that you attend a plan review conference prior to final review of your plans. Please contact the Health department at (804) 501-4529 for additional information or to schedule an appointment. The cost of the Foodservice Plan Review is $40.00. Check should be made payable to: Henrico County Health Department.

Foodservice Permit Application

A completed Application for a Department of Health Food Establishment Permit must be returned to the Henrico Health Department by mail or in person along with payment of $40.00. Check should be made payable to: Henrico County Health Department.

Our physical address is:

Henrico County Health Department
8600 Dixon Powers Drive
Henrico, VA 23228

Our mailing address is:

Henrico County Health Department
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

Other Licenses Needed

Please understand that in addition to the Health Department’s regulations and review you must also comply with all relevant building codes and obtain a Certificate of Occupancy and a Business License.

Temporary Foodservice Permit

If you will be operating a temporary food establishment please go to the Temporary Foodservice Permit webpage for information about obtaining a permit.

Mobile Food Unit Permit

If you will be operating a Mobile Food Unit please go to the Mobile Food Unit Permit webpage for information about obtaining a permit.

 

Contact Us

Health

Henrico Health Dept.
West Clinic

8600 Dixon Powers Dr.
Henrico, VA 23228

Henrico Health Dept.
East Clinic

1400 N. Laburnum Ave.
Richmond, VA 23223

West End Main
(804) 501-4522
West End Clinic
(804) 501-4651
East End Clinic
(804) 652-3190

Shrader Rd WIC
(804) 501-1610
East End WIC
(804) 652-3180

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

Shrader Road WIC
7740 Shrader Rd, Suite B
Henrico, VA 23228

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