Food Licenses

Broomfield Public Health and Environment issues food licenses for retail food establishments.

Fees

View fee information here.

Retail Food Establishments

Completed packet includes all the following:

(Exception of the Individual Owner Form)

  • Plan Review Application This form may be used to submit plan review applications for retail food establishments, Change of Ownerships and Mobile Food Units. Click the link above and make an account to access this form. Then click the "Retail Food License Application" button to complete. 
  • Change of Ownership Application: Click the link and make an account to access this form. Then click the "Retail Food License Application" button to complete.  

Mobile Food Establishments

Completed Packet Includes:

  • Mobile Plan Review Application: Click the link and make an account to access this form. Then click the "Retail Food License Application" button to complete. 

Cottage Food Operations

The Cottage Foods Act allows limited types of food products that are not potentially hazardous (do not require refrigeration for safety) to be sold directly to consumers without licensing or inspection. More information on the Cottage Foods Act, including eligible foods, selling practices and requirements check here.

Important Food Code Changes Effective January 1, 2024:

Colorado is adopting by reference the FDA 2022 Food Code beginning in 2024. Important changes include:

  • A certified food protection manager (CFPM) shall be on-site at all times; when an inspection is conducted, they will serve as the person-in-charge. Failing to have a CFPM available during an inspection will result in a violation.
  • Clean-up procedures for vomiting and diarrheal events shall be written and available upon request in the facility. 
  • Facilities shall provide written notification to consumers of any of the nine major allergens present in unpackaged food that is served or sold—notification can be physical or electronic, including: brochures, deli case or menu notifications, table tents, placards, etc.