Environmental Health Fees by Service Category 

Annual Health Permit Fees: 

The 2014 - 2015 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

POOL - Public Spas

$182

 

 

 

 

$729

POOL - Public Swimming Pools

$704

       

$1,416

TOBACCO - Retail Tobacco License

$498

         

Cottage Food Class A

$170

         

Cottage Food Class B

 $425

         
Body Art - Facility (Tattoo, Body Piercing & Perm. Cosmetic)

$366

         
Body Art - Practicioner (Tattoo, Piercing & Perm. Cosmetic)

$85

         

 
Other Environmental Health Service Fees: 

 

DEMAND SERVICES

FEES

Multiple Day Fees

 Amplified Sound Permit

$44

$75

 Amplified Sound Permit Variance

$182

$182

 Enforcing Noise Ordinance Permits

$170

$182

Enforcing Noise Ordinance at Open Air/Special Events where Permits Issued (Hourly Rate)

$170

$170

 Sound Survey (2-hour minimum)

$340

N/A

 *Accelerated Plan Check of Food Facilities (2-hour minimum) Plan review within 10 working days at 100% over standard costs.

 $340

N/A

Plan Check Remodel (hourly rate of $170 with 2-hr minimum)  

$340

N/A

Plan Check New Construction (hourly rate of $170 with 4-hour min.)

$680

N/A

Investigation of Food Facility (Work or Operation without Permit)

$182

N/A

Food Facility Consultation/Pre-permit Inspection

$182

N/A

New/Change of Ownership 

$182

N/A

Reopening of Food Facility Following Non-Compliance Closure

$182

N/A

Hourly Rate

$170

$170

Inspection of Food Service at Fundraisers

$182

$182

Inspection and Processing of Temporary Special Event Food Booth Operation

$182

$250

 Inspection/Processing of Temporary Special Event Food Booth Pre-packaged Food

$44

$75

 Temporary Special Event - Event Coordinator for 2 or more vendors

$182

$250

Sales and Promotional Sampling Pre-Packaged Non Potentially Hazardous Food (PHF) at Special Even (per event)

$44

$75

Sales/Food Demonstration/Promotional Sampling Pre-Packaged of PHF and Beverage Sampling at Special Event (per event)

$98

$150

Investigation of Food Facility (Hourly Rate)

$182

N/A

Food Handler Training (Non-Certificate) (2-hr minimum)

$182

N/A

Food Handler Training Certificate Program

$180

N/A

Mechanical Ear Piercing Notification

$44

N/A

Valid Smoking and Noise and Styrofoam Complaints

$182

N/A

Property Inspection Fee

$182

N/A

Administrative Hearing (2-hour minimum)

$340

N/A

Compost Sanitary Requirements

$182

N/A

Demolition Site Inspection

$182

N/A

Interdepartmental Service Charges

$182

N/A

Storm water Follow-up

$182

N/A

Potable Water Sampling

$182

N/A

 VGB Pool Plan Check (2-hour minimum)

$340

N/A

Greywater or Rain Catch basin (4-hour minimum)

$680

N/A

*No refund