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Institutional Food Service

Florida Department of Health in Hendry County

  •  (863) 674-4041
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    Fax

    (863) 674-4076
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    Mailing Address

    LaBelle - 1140 Pratt Blvd; 33935 

    Clewiston - 1100 South Olympia Ave 33440 

     

Institutional Food Service

The Florida Department of Health in Glades County provides regulatory services, including permitting and inspections for the following types of food service establishments: Schools, institutions such as recreational camps, fraternal and civic organizations, bars and lounges that do not prepare potentially hazardous food, and detention facilities. Mobile food units that have their commissary on the premises of one of the above described facilities are also regulated by the Department. Similarly, temporary food events that occur on the premises of one of the above described facilities are regulated by the Department. All other food service establishments are regulated by either the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) or the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (DACS).

Permits are valid from October 1 through September 30, and must be applied for and renewed annually.

Contact Information

Florida Department of Health in Glades County, Environmental Health 863-946-0707
Department of Business and Professional Regulations 1-850-487-1395
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services 1-800-435-7352

Fees

Detention Facility/$250.00

Bar/Lounge/$190.00

Fraternal/Civic Organization/$190.00

Movie Theater/$190.00

School Cafeteria:/

a) Operating for 9 months out of a year/$170.00

b) Operating for more than 9 months/$200.00

Residential Facility/$135.00

Other Food Service/$190.00

Limited Food Service/$110.00

Caterer/$180.00

Mobile Food Unit/$180.00

Vending Machine Dispensing Potentially Hazardous Food/$85.00

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