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Below is a brief outline of the permit fees per the Jackson County Food Code revised February 28, 2012. To view the full details go to the Jackson County Code web page and click on "Chapter 40: Food Service Establishments."

Low Priority Food Establishment Permit


Medium Priority Food Establishment Permit $350
High Priority Food Establishment Permit $760
Late Filing Fee - Food Establishment Permit $50
Mobile Unit/Push Cart Food Permit $200
Seasonal Permit (operating 6 mo. or less) $100 
School Cafeteria Permit $50
Soft Serve Dessert Machine Permit $50 
Temporary Food Establishment Permit $50 
Plan Review/Pre-Opening Application $300 
Re-inspection Fee $100 (Per re-inspection) 
Catering Permit $375
Farmer's Market Vendor Stall Permit $25 (Annual) 
Non-Profit Temporary Food Establishment Permit $25 (Includes 4 events) 
Late Filing Fee for Temporary Food Establishment Permit
(applied if application is not filed within 48 hours prior
to the event date)
Lodging Establishment Permit $150 
Food Processor/Warehouse Permit $150 

To obtain a permit, the establishment must first obtain a business personal property parcel number from the Jackson County Assessment Department.

To renew a permit, the establishment must provide the Environmental Health Division with a copy of its Business Personal Property Tax Receipt for the previous year (if it was in business as of January 1), and a copy of its Jackson County Liquor License (if applicable). A food permit will not be issued to any establishment with delinquent real estate or personal property taxes.



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