Food Service

The information provided below addresses food service facilities in Floyd County, Indiana. This information will be helpful to current restaurant owners, and individuals planning a new restaurant, remodeling an existing operation, or planning for a temporary event in Floyd County.

If you are remodeling a food service facility or building a new facility in Floyd County there are State and Local Regulations that may affect the facility design and/or construction. To verify compliance with these regulations, apply your facility designs to Retail Food Safety Sanitation Requirements Rule 410 IAC 7-24.

Before construction or remodeling may begin on any facility, a plan review must be completed and returned to the Floyd County Health Department. Plans should be prepared by an architect or submitted on graph paper by the owner, also included should be a list of equipment model numbers, technical specifications, and quantities. A list of current fees are also listed on this website under Fee Schedule.

STARTING A RETAIL FOOD ESTABLISHMENT IN FLOYD COUNTY INDIANA: Starting a retail food business requires careful planning, knowledge of food safety, and skillful management, in addition to knowledge of Indiana Food laws and any local regulations. Indiana State Department of Health 410 IAC 7-24-79 defines a retail food establishment as "an operation that stores, prepares, packages, serves, vends, or otherwise provides food for human consumption." This includes delivery service or a mobile/temporary facility where consumption is on or off the premises, such as a festival food vendor, and regardless of whether there is a charge for the food.

All food establishments located in Floyd County are required to register with the Floyd County Health Department.

Required Forms and Documents:

Temporary Food Establishment Forms:

Harvest Homecoming Food Booth Forms:

*Critical and Non-Critical violation explanations can be found in Indiana State Department of Health 410 IAC 7-24