The Environmental Health Division reviews and approves construction plans for food
production facilities including: restaurants, grocery stores, processors, pet grooming
establishments, hotels, boarding homes, supervised care homes and school cafeterias
within Maricopa County. Environmental Health also issues construction and operating
permits, and inspects establishments according to the Maricopa County Environmental
Health Code (MCEHC). Environmental Health also manages inspections of day care;
temporary food establishments; supervised care home kitchens, and food processors.
Doing Business in Maricopa County
What Activities Require a Permit from Environmental Services?
Food Inspection Grading System
Food Code Related
2013 FDA Summary Changes
2013 FDA Food Code
Produce Handling References
Consumer Advisory Guidance
Map It! - Cutting Edge Food Safety Participants
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Gardens for School, Community & Business
Safe Drinking Water,
Ice & Dispensers