Renew your food license

Posted on: February 1, 2017

Are you the owner of a:

  • Food service operation?
  • Retail food establishment?
  • Vending machine?

During the 2017 licensing period, the Lorain County General Health District is offering existing food service operations, retail food establishments, and vending machines the ability to apply and pay online to renew their 2017 food license.

**To renew and pay for your 2017 license online, follow the steps provided at, or see the attached document below.**

Facilities in Elyria City, Lorain City, and Avon Lake City will not be able to renew and pay online for the 2017 licensing period. If you have not received a mailed application from our office by February 8, 2017, call 440-322-6367 and ask for someone in the Environmental Health department.
Licenses and fees must be received by the end of business day on March 1, 2017. Online payments can be made up to 11:59pm on 3/1/2017 without a late fee.

Questions? Call your district sanitarian at the Lorain County General Health District: 440-322-6367.

Attached Documents

2017 Online Payment Instructions Sheet Revised.pdf