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2008 Common Cause Award Recipient
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Food Sale and Service
Restaurants and Retail Food
Any establishment interested in storing, preparing, packaging, serving, vending, or otherwise providing food for human consumption is required to obtain a permit to operate a food establishment in the Town of Arlington. A plan review must be completed prior to the issuance of a food permit. This application must be completed by the applicant for any food establishment (retail, sit down, take out etc), except the following: residential kitchens, mobile food vendors, temporary food permits.
Any restaurant, retail food establishment, caterer, or home kitchen is required to fill out a food permit application. This form is only for renewals. New establishments must submit a Plan Review Packet.
Massachusetts Regulation pertaining to sanitation of food establishments. Enforced by the local Board of Health
Federal Code adopted by Massachusetts and amended by 105 CMR 590.00 pertaining to the sanitation of food establishments. Enforced by the local Board of Health
Temporary Events
A temporary food permit is required for any temporary event where food is sold or served to the public
Other Permits
Mobile Food Vendor 2014 Permit Renewal
Residential Kitchen Application/Information (1.6MB PDF)
Helpful Links
List of Food Safety Classes
Food Safety Resources
List of Local Chokesaver Programs
Food Protection and Security
Food Safety Information
Information on how to obtain a certificate
Printable Version of Food Allergy Poster
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