Retail Food Establishments

Our department inspects restaurants, grocery stores, convenience stores, mobile food carts and trucks, and temporary event booths.

To Open a Restaurant/Grocery

plan review is required to be submitted along with a $100 fee.

To Open a Mobile Unit

plan review is required to be submitted with a $100 fee.

Temporary Events/Festivals

If you are organizing a special event or festival,

  • The event coordinator must complete an application to be submitted to this department.
  • If you are preparing, serving, or selling food, you must complete a temporary event vendor application to be submitted to this department along with the appropriate fees.

Food Handler Training

Due to Covid restrictions - TBD


Colorado Retail Food Establishment Rules & Regulations
Guidance Documents for Retail Food Establishments
Cottage Foods Act