The Food Service, Retail Food Establishment and Vending Machine license(s) and fee(s) must be received by the end of business day on March 1st, 2017.
Facilities in Elyria City, Lorain City, and Avon Lake City will not be able to renew and pay online this licensing period. If you do not receive a mailed application from our office by February 8, 2017 please call 440-322-6367 and ask for someone in the Environmental Health department.
Please make sure the application is correct and double check the following items: Name and address of the operation, risk classification and name of the license holder.
A late fee penalty (25% of the local license fee) will apply to applications received after
March 1st, 2017. Online payments can be made up to 11:59pm on 3/1/2017 without a late fee
Your 2017 license will be sent to you by mail (please allow a few weeks for processing).
If you have any questions please contact the Sanitarian in your facility's community below:
Online Food Renewal and Payment Instructions
- Enter your license number in the search box below under "Find Your Facility"
- Your license number is located on your current license and the application sent to you via USPS for this licensing period
- Review your information. If correct, select "Yes" next to "Is the above information correct"
- If the information needs to be updated, please select "No" and enter corrections into the required fields. This request to
change information will be sent to the Lorain County General Health District for processing. You will not be able to pay online
until you receive notice from our office that your request has been reviewed.
- Digitally sign the application.
- Click "Pay Now" if you wish to pay online and complete your renewal application. Complete the required information
- A receipt is generated for you to print or send to your e-mail address. Please enter your e-mail address so a receipt can be sent to you.
- Click "Process Payment" to complete the online renewal application and pay. The license will be mailed to you. (Please allow a few weeks
for processing) A hard copy of your receipt will be mailed with your license and e-mailed to you if an e-mail address is provided.
To begin your license renewal enter the license number located at the top right of your license. Please enter the number exactly as it is shown on your license, including the letters, numbers, and hyphen. Example: NFRY-9C3TES4.
Enter your license number:
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