Division of Environmental Health

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our Environmental Health Services office at 10777 Main Street in Fairfax is open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. Clinic services are not offered at this location.

TTY 711

10777 Main Street, Suite 100
Fairfax, VA 22030

Pieter A. Sheehan, REHS,
Director, Division of Environmental Health

Food Safety

Food handling safety risks are more common than most people think. Each year, roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) gets sick, 128,000 are hospitalized and 3,000 die from foodborne diseases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Learn what you can do as a consumer or food operator to keep food safe and lower the chance of food-related illnesses.

NEW! Planning and Land Use System - PLUS

Use the Planning and Land Use System (PLUS) to apply for permits, track the status of your application, update information, upload documents, pay fees, and request inspections.

Training materials and videos are available to help you get started. 

Introduction to Planning and Land Use System

As a valued member of the Fairfax community and the owner of a Food or Mobile Food Establishment, we want to welcome you to our new electronic database, Planning and Land Use System (PLUS). This online portal allows you to apply for permits, track the status of your application, update information, upload documents, pay fees and request inspections.  
If you are an active Permit Holder for a Food or Mobile Food Establishment, we ask that you Register for an Account in PLUS. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED to access your record information and renew online.  

Videos and guide sheets are available on the PLUS Training Materials page to help walk you through our new online processes, to include Registering for an Account.

Once you create your account, you may proceed to the My Records tab and see your establishment(s) listed under Environmental Health.  

If you do NOT have a listing, we are sorry! Please expect an email from PLUS in the coming days. This email will include your Permit Number and a unique PIN.  Directions will explain how to use the unique PIN to link your newly created account to your Food or Mobile Food Establishment.

If you have any questions, please call us at (703) 246-2201, option 2.

PLUS Webinar Wednesdays

Please join us for two PLUS Webinar Wednesday presentations to discuss the Temporary Food Event Application Process and HCORE Applications/Health Sanitation Inspection. See details and register:

Learn more about PLUS Webinar Wednesdays.

Keep Food Safe at Home

Learn how to prevent foodborne illness.

Food Establishment Owners and Operators

Protect your customers from foodborne illness.

Food Inspection Reports

Find inspection reports for restaurants, fast food operations, delis, cafeterias and other types of food establishments.

Food Safety Awards and Programs

See criteria for food safety excellence awards and the restaurants or operators who have received awards.
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