Environmental Health Division
Environmental Health Division

 Environmental Health Fees by Service Category 

Annual Health Permit Fees: 

The 2011-2012 annual health permit fees for food facilities are listed below.  All new and existing food facilities must have a current and valid health permit.  A food facility shall not be open for business without a valid health permit.

You can also obtain information on fees by contacting the Environmental Health Division at (510) 981-5310 and TDD (510) 981-6903, or by sending an email to envhealth@ci.Berkeley.ca.us.   

FIXED UNITS

ANNUAL FEES

ESTABLISHMENT

Sq. Ft. 0-1000

Sq. Ft. 1001-2500

Sq. Ft. 2501-5000

Sq. Ft. 5001-7500

Sq. Ft. Over 7500

Plan Check

 Bakery

$704

$870

$1,171

$1,461

$1,738

$729

 Bed and Breakfast

$432

       

$729

 Boarding House

$432

 

 

 

 

$729

 Confectionery

$245

 

 

 

 

$364

 Cocktail Lounge

$463

$649

$914

$1,227

$1,516

$675

 Food Market

$355 

$519

$813

$1,109

$1,409

$675

 Food Processing/Catering

$519

$704

$980

$1,319

$1,571

$729

 In Plant or Employee Food Establishment

$407

 

 

 

 

$729

 Licensed Health Care

$704

       

$729

Meat Market

$406

$594

$870

$1,171

$1,461

$729

Meat and Food Market

$519

$704

$980

$1,280

$1,571

$729

MFF- Full Cooking/Limited Prep

$704

 

 

 

 

$675

Restaurants

$704

$870

$1,171

$1,461

$1,738

$729

Temporary Event

 $546

         

Vending Machines

$52

 

 

 

 

N/A

MFF - Pre-packaged Food (PHF)

$406

 

 

 

 

$675

MFF- Pre-packaged Food (Non-PFH)

$131

       

$675

 Public Swimming Pool

$704

 

 

 

 

$1,416

 Retail Tobacco License

$498

(Less $51 to Finance Department)

 
Other Environmental Health Service Fees: 

DEMAND SERVICES

FEES

 Amplified Sound Permit

$44

 Amplified Sound Permit Variance

$182

 Enforcing Noise Ordinance Permits

$170

 Sound Survey (2-hour minimum)

$340 (2-hour min.)

 *Accelerated Plan Check of Food Facilities

$340 (2-hour min.)

 Food Facility Consultation

$182

 Follow-up Inspections

$182

 Hourly Rate

$182

 Inspection of Food Service at Fundraisers

$182

 Inspection and Processing of Temp. Special Event Food Operation

$182

 Inspection/Processing of Temp. Special Event Pre-packaged

$182

 Temporary Special Event - Event Coordinator

$182

 Promotional Sampling Unpackaged PHF

$44

 Demonstration Sampling Unpackaged PHF

$98

 Investigation of Food Facility (Work or Operation without Permit)

$182

 New/Change in Ownership

$182

 Plan Check Remodel

$182 (hourly rate)

 Reopening of Food Facility Following Non-Compliance Closure

$182

 Non-Payment of Health Permit Fees Past two months (H&SC 113920)

Treble Fees

 Food Handler Training (Non-Certificate)

$182

 Food Handler Training Certificate Program

$180

 Annual Permit, Tattoo, Body Piercing and Permanent Cosmetic Facility

$366

 Tattoo, Piercing, and Permanent Cosmetic Registration

$44

 Valid Smoking and Noise Complaints

$182

 Property Inspection Fee

$182

 Administrative Hearing (many will be Property Liens as far as collections)

$340

 Compost Sanitary Requirements

$182

 Demolition Site Inspection

$182

 Potable Water Sampling

$182

*Plan review within 10 working days at 100% over standard cost 

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(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
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