Public Food & Health Safety

File a Complaint

To file a restaurant complaint, contact the Dallas County Health Department's Environmental Services at 214-819-2115.

Food Establishments are required to be permitted each year. The cost of the permit is $260.00.  A valid permit shall be posted in or on a conspicuous place of every food establishment.

Click here for the Code of Ordinances.

Food Permit Application

Food Permit Application 

Temporary Food Permits are required for vendors selling food at all Special Events that are held in the City of Lancaster.

Download the General Guidelines for Temporary Food Establishments

Download the Temporary Food Application