Food Business


The Consumer Health division inspects restaurants and other food establishments to keep Fort Worth residents safe from food-borne diseases.

ATTENTION: As part of the City Council’s annual budget approval process, EFFECTIVE October 1, 2023, the following Annual Health Permit fees have increased: food establishments, child care centers, pools & spas, hotels/motels, and mobile food vendors (excluding ice cream pushcarts). The permit fees increased from $285.00 annually to $385.00 annually. Employee fees will remain at $5 per employee. Should you have questions, please call Consumer Health at 817-392-7255.