Food Service Licensing & Inspections

Food Service Sanitation is an inspection and licensing program. Environmental Health Officers work with food service establishments to protect public health by ensuring that food is safely prepared and served under sanitary conditions. This program provides plan reviews for building/remodeling, conducts inspections, issues licenses, and investigates sanitation and foodborne illness complaints.

Type of Food Establishments Covered

Types of food service establishments covered by this program include:

  • Bars
  • Brew Pubs
  • Cafes
  • Cafeterias
  • Catering Kitchens
  • Catering Trucks
  • Coffee Shops
  • Commissaries
  • Donut Shops
  • Delicatessens
  • Grills
  • Lunch Counters
  • Nightclubs
  • Rental Halls
  • Restaurants
  • Sandwich Shops
  • Soda Fountains
  • Special Transitory Food Units
  • Taverns
  • Temporary Food Service Stands at a Festival, Event, or Flea Market
  • Theaters
  • Vending Machines

The Michigan Department of Agriculture is responsible for inspecting and licensing establishments such as retail stores, bakeries, butcher shops, produce markets, food warehouses and processing plants as well as State or county fair concessions.

Food Safety Laws

Additional Information

Contact Information

For more information, call 231-724-4406.