Food & Restaurant Inspections

The purpose of this program is to prevent the occurrence of foodborne illnesses and to promote safe food preparation,  production and service in clean and appealing food facilities. The EHD is responsible for conducting routine inspections and issuing permits for all retail food operations in the county, responding to citizen complaints, educating food handlers and operators, and review and approval of construction plans for new and remodeled food facilities.




Authority: California Health and Safety Code Section 17961; Stockton Municipal Code Section 7-111.1(h).
Funding: Annual Operating Permit Fees, Hourly Rate and Service Fees.
Clients/Customers: Food Facility Owners/Operators, Employees, General Public.
Workload: 2,882 Facilities and 404 Temporary/Special Events and 157 Vendors.

For more information please contact:
Jeff Carruesco, Program Coordinator
(209) 468-3438


2016 Fee Workshop information
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Now available:Food Facility Inspection Information Online

Trans Fat use in Food Facilities:     Information in English         Information in Spanish

New Menu Labeling Law Explained

To Review the CalCode, Effective October 11, 2009, click here

To Review the CalCode Summary of Changes, click here
To Review the CalCode Summary of Changes (Spanish), click here

To Review the CalCode Summary of Changes (Korean), click here

 

To Complete a Service Request Form, click here
For instructions on how to obtain a permit for a Mobile Food Facility, click here
To Complete a Verification of Restroom Facility form, click here
To Complete a Verification of Vehicle Commissary form, click here
To Complete a Temporary Event Application, click here

Link to an "Emergency Preparedness Handbook for Food Managers" click here

To Review the Guidelines for Food Safety & Security, click here

To Review the Food Plan Check Guide, click here

To Review the requirements for Cottage Food Operations, see the following:

-Registration/Permit Form

-CFO Class A Checklist

-Water Sampling Requirements

-Registration/Permit Renewal Form

AB 1616 - Cottage Food Operations Frequently Asked Questions

To Review the Approved Commissary Facilities List, click here

To Review the Food Manager Certification Examination Providers List, click here
To Review the California Food Handler Card requirements, click here

The form(s) above are provided so that you can print the form(s), complete the information required, and then sign
and mail the form(s) or bring the form(s) into our office with the required fees. To assist you in filling the form(s) out
or in determining the appropriate fees, please call our office at (209) 468-3420.

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