What are the requirements if I want to buy or open a food establishment?
a. Please contact the Consumer Health Dept. for a copy of the City of Weatherford's Minimum Standards for Food Establishments.
b. A set of plans will need to be submitted to the Consumer Health Dept. for review for new new construction or extensive remodel.
c. Complete a Food Permit Application/Food Establishment Plan Review Packet and return it to the Consumer Health Dept.
d. Owner or contractor will need to make an appointment with the regulatory authority for the Final Health Inspections.
e. Once the final inspection is made and passed, the owner or contractor may apply for a Health Permit (fee will depend on classification of the food establishment).
f. Final inspection approval and payment of the Health Payment must be made prior to issuance of the CO (Certificate of Occupancy required prior to occupying the new, existing, or remodeled food establishment).

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