Restaurants, Groceries and Events

The Erie County Department of Health is responsible for inspecting and licensing more than 1,600 retail food facilities throughout Erie County.  This includes restaurants, grocery stores, cafeterias, mobile food vendors and vending companies.

Annual Licenses


Temporary Licenses

Temporary licenses are issued to each food facility at an event (i.e., fair, festival, carnival, etc.). Fees are charged per unit per event. Please view the Application to see additional guidelines to aid in the planning of an event.

  • Fee Schedule – License fees are charged per unit per event.  Fees are dependent on the length of the event.


Food Safety Fact Sheets