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Recent Cannabis Raid a Reminder that Unpermitted Growing Operations are Illegal
A recent multi-agency raid on multiple illegal cannabis growing operations in south Monterey County is a reminder that there are restrictions on cultivating cannabis in Monterey County. Engaging in cannabis-related activity in violation of County laws is subject to law enforcement action.
10/16/2017 9:43:00 AM
Health Officials Encourage Public to Get Vaccinated Early in the Season
Public Health Departments around the Bay Area are announcing that influenza season is beginning. Because the flu is unpredictable and the vaccine takes two weeks to become fully effective, Monterey County health officials urge everyone six months and older to get vaccinated early in the season. It’s important to get vaccinated prior to the circulation of influenza in your community.
10/2/2017 9:00:00 AM
National Food Safety Education Month - Awards of Excellence
In recognition of September being designated as National Food Safety Education Month, the Environmental Health Bureau of the Monterey County Health Department announced today the recipients of its Award of Excellence, a highlight of the Monterey County Health Department’s Gold Seal program for retail food facilities.
9/26/2017 3:10:00 PM
Food Facility Forms and Applications
Unless specifically stated, forms and applications may be turned in at any of our three locations: Click here for list!
|All Food Related Fees||Download a list of all 2017 - 2018 related food fees
|Commissary Authorization Form||Commissary Authorization for Mobile Food Facility (MFF)
|Get the facts about Cottage Food Operations. Includes a partial list of approved cottage food categories.|
|Cottage Food Operation Application CLASS A||Cottage Food Operation Class A products cannot be sold to retail food facilities, wholesale, or by mail order. Products cannot be sold out of state. Internet sales must be picked up or delivered in person within county.|
|Cottage Food Operation Application CLASS B||Cottage Food Operation Class B products can be sold to retail food facilities, wholesale, or by mail order. Products cannot be sold out of state. Internet sales must be picked up or delivered in person within the county.|
|Event Organizer Packet Application||Special event/temporary food facility information.|
|Non-Profit Event Organizer Packet Application||Special event/temporary food facility information for non-profits|
|Food Facility Application||Application form for a new or change of permit.|
|Food Facility Plan Check PC-1 with instructions||A construction guide for any person intending to construct or remodel a food establishment within Monterey County. It is intended to serve as a general overview of the requirements and should not be considered all-inclusive.|
|Mobile Food Plan Check Review Form||Form for reviewing Mobile Food Plan Check
|Non Profit Fee Exemption Request||Non profit charitable organizations are entitled to 4 fee exemptions per year for fund raising events that do not exceed 72 hours each. To apply for fee exemption please submit the request on your organizations letterhead at least 10 business days prior to event.|
|Procedures for Obtaining Processed Food Registration||California Health and Safety Code (H&SC) Section 110460 requires businesses that manufacture, repack, label, or warehouse processed food products in this State to register with the Department of Health Services, Food and Drug Branch (FDB). The registration acts as the firm’s basic health permit to manufacture or warehouse processed food within California.|
|Temporary Food Facility Application Packet||Checklist, Fees, & Application for Temporary Food Facility Permit|
|Veteran Exemption for Food Facility Fees Application||This exemption is in accordance with Section 16102, Business and Professions Code; which allows Every soldier, sailor or marine of the United States who has received an honorable discharge or a release from active duty under honorable conditions from such service may hawk, peddle and vend any goods, wares or merchandise owned by him, except spirituous, malt, vinous or other intoxicating liquor, without payment of any license, tax or fee whatsoever, whether municipal, county or State, and the board of supervisors shall issue to such soldier, sailor or marine, without cost, a license therefor.|
|Workers Comp Affirmation English and Spanish||Form for Workers Comp Affirmation in English and Spanish|
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