Most Permits to Operate a Food Service Establishments in Fairfax expire on December 31 of each year. Prior to the end of the calendar year, Fairfax County Health Department emails reminders to permit holders, advising them to renew their existing permits. To avoid operating without a valid permit, the annual permit must be renewed by December 31. Renewal applications initiated after December 31 are subject to late fees.
Submit Your Renewal Application
- Create a user account on the new Planning and Land Use System (PLUS). PLUS is our online portal that allows you to apply for permits, track the status of your application, renew your permit, update information, upload documents, pay fees, and request inspections. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED so that you can access your record information and renew online.
- Once you create your account, you may proceed to the My Records tab and see your Establishment(s) listed under Environmental Health. If you are renewing your permit, please do not create a new application.
- If you do NOT have a listing of your Food or Mobile Food Establishment(s) under your record list or have any questions, please contact us at 703-246-2201, option 2.
- To renew your existing food establishment permit, please log on to your PLUS Account on the PLUS Citizen Portal. Click on Renew Application and follow the steps.