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Restaurant Inspections

Restaurant Inspections

Fulton County Environmental Health Services (EHS) is responsible for permitting and inspecting over 6,000 food service establishments in Fulton County.

Food service/restaurant inspections assure proper sanitation practices that minimize hazards from cross-contamination, improper cooking, handling, and temperature maintenance of foods, potable water contamination, and improper garbage and refuse disposal, and poor insect and rodent control.

How to Check the Latest Restaurant Inspection

To view the latest restaurant inspection scores of food establishments in Fulton County, click here: http://ga.healthinspections.us/georgia/search.cfm?county=Fulton

 

Environmental Health Food Service Regulations for Food Service Establishment Owners, Operators and Employees

Environmental Health Services (EHS) is responsible for the regulation of establishments where food is served to the public within Fulton County. That includes public or private establishments which prepare and serve meals, lunches, short-orders, sandwiches, frozen desserts or other edible products directly to the consumer, either for carry-out or service within the establishment.

The term “food establishment” includes restaurants, coffee shops, cafeterias, short-order cafes, luncheonettes, taverns, lunchrooms, places which sell sandwiches or salads, soda fountains, food carts, itinerant restaurants such as food trucks, industrial cafeterias, catering establishments and similar facilities by whatever name they are called.

The office of EHS must review and approve the permits of all new food establishments that open within the county. For more information about EHS inspection and permitting regulations, visit http://fultoncountyboh.org/boh/index.php/environmental/foodserviceregulations

 

For more information about the rules and regulations of food establishments, see the Georgia Department of Public Health Guide to Food Service Rules and Regulation at:

https://dph.georgia.gov/environmental-health/food-service 

 

Application for Permit to Construct a Food Service Establishment in Fulton County

The office of EHS must review and approve the permits of all new food establishments that open within the county. To operate a food service establishment, all Fulton County food service establishments must have a:

  • Valid permit from the Fulton County office of Environmental Health Services
  • Current license from the Fulton County office of Environmental Health Services
  • Proof of residency

Application to construct a food establishment is available here:

http://fultoncountyboh.org/boh/media/attachments/2019/05/07/final.food-service-application.pdf

Application for Verification of Residency is available here:

http://fultoncountyboh.org/boh/media/attachments/2018/03/14/envhealthpublicbenefitsaffidavit.pdf

 

How to Submit an Application for a Food Service Permit:

Completed applications along with the permitting fees can be mailed or delivered to the District Office of the Fulton County Board of Health Environmental Health Services.   See link for address and contact information:

http://fultoncountyboh.org/boh/index.php/environmental

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES OFFICE LOCATIONS:

NORTH DISTRICT OFFICE:

NORTH FULTON REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER
ADDRESS:
     3155 Royal Drive
     Alpharetta, GA 30022

PHONE:
     404-332-1801

CENTRAL DISTRICT OFFICE:

FULTON COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH at 10 PARK PLACE
ADDRESS:
     10 Park Place South S.E.
     Atlanta, GA 30303

PHONE:
     404-613-1303

SOUTH DISTRICT OFFICE:

COLLEGE PARK REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER
ADDRESS:
     1920 John Wesley Avenue
     Suite 212
     College Park, GA 30337

PHONE:
     404-613-5579

FOOD SAFETY EDUCATION AND TRAINING SEMINARS

The office of Environmental Health Services offers the general public information and training on the Georgia regulations related to the serving of food through its series of ongoing SERVSAFE Seminars.  For more information on these food safety training classes for owners and employees of food establishments, visit:
http://fultoncountyboh.org/boh/media/attachments/2019/03/11/2019-servsafe-schedule-031119.pdf