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Montgomery County, MD

Food Facility License FAQ

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Dept. of Health & Human Services
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Address: 2425 Reedie Drive
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Wheaton, MD 20902
Phone: (240)777-3986

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Montgomery County, MD

Food Facility License Permit

Please review the frequently asked questions about the Food Facility License before completing the application:

There are attachments required for this form. The Template for these attachments are found here:

To get the fastest response, complete and submit your application online, including required attachments. We continue to accept paper applications – if you need a paper application, you can print the next screen and submit it via mail.

If you have already submitted your application and payment, please do not submit the same applications twice (eg. online and by mail). Resubmissions are acceptable after you have received a formal decision of "Declined".

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Hazardous Analyst Critical Control Point Plan (HACCP) required for NEW/Change of Ownership facility. For Food Renewal HACCP Plan must be updated every five years Click Here to Upload
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Certificate of Compliance - If you do not have Worker's Compensation Insurance you must submit a copy of the Certificate of Compliance issued by the Worker's Compensation Commission. Click Here to Upload
For facility that has Well & Septic, Please submit a copy of the well Testing and Septic Inspection. Click Here to Upload
Commercial Kitchen Lease Agreement - if applicable Click Here to Upload
For Facility with Onsite Well and Septic. Please attach a copy of well water testing report. Click Here to Upload