Retail Food Establishments
NEW! for 2019
Grand County Public Health is pleased to announce the creation of a new department! Grand County Environmental Health is actively transitioning administration of licensing and retail food inspections for all establishments within Grand County. All state statute and regulations will still apply moving forward. Please don't hesitate to contact us with questions regarding this transition!
2019 License Renewals
If you currently hold a retail food permit with Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), look for your 2019 renewal invoice in the mail. All 2019 licenses will be issued by Grand County, not CDPHE. Return your payment and updated contact information (if applicable) to:
Grand County Public Health
PO BOX 264
Hot Sulphur Springs, CO 80451
Pay Online via credit card: COMING SOON
2019 Food Code Transition
Do you know how the new 2019 State Food Code will affect you? Visit
for a copy of the new code and official guidance from CDPHE. The biggest changes concerning restaurants are detailed here.
Opening, Remodeling, or Transferring Ownership of a Retail Food Establishment
If you are interested in opening a new restaurant, remodeling an existing restaurant, or transferring ownership of a current restaurant, download the appropriate forms at
There is a minimum 14 day processing time for all applications. If you have any questions about which form to use, or how to fill them out, contact us.
Once completed, scan and submit your paperwork to firstname.lastname@example.org, OR by mail, along with a $100 application fee. This can be mailed, or paid over the phone by e-check for a $1 fee.
Report a Concern with a Retail Food Establishment
To report a concern with a restaurant, grocery store, or other retail food establishment, use our online form found here
You may also email email@example.com or call us at (970) 725-3792.