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The following establishments are governed by state regulations. Permitting and inspections of these facilities are conducted at the county level based on state requirements.

*Restaurants, *Food Stands, Mobile Food Units, Hot Dog Carts, *Institutional Food Service, *Meat Markets, *School Lunchrooms, Elderly Nutrition Programs. *Motels, Bed and Breakfast, *Hospitals, *Nursing Homes, Residential Care Facilities, *Child Care Centers, Adult Day Care, *School Buildings, *Local Confinement, *Summer/Resident Camps, *Public Swimming Pools and Spas, *Tattoo Parlors

*Indicates that a plan review is required for this establishment (Plans for non-franchise establishments are reviewed by local health departments; plans for franchises are reviewed by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) in Raleigh. Information on plan review as well as state rules and other information concerning the above programs can be accessed at:

Some food establishments are regulated by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture Consumer Services (NCDACS). Information concerning what types of establishments are permitted through NCDACS can be accessed: 

Temporary Food Service Permit Application:

Fee Schedule for Plan Review/Permitting   
Restaurants (non franchises) $250.00 
Food Stand (w/o seating)    $100.00 
Public Swimming Pools /Spas $250.00 (permit required every year) 
Public Swimming Pools/Spas $150.00 (permit required every year) 
Tattoo (Per Artist) $500.00 (permit required every year)

Any questions concerning the FLI Program can be directed to:

  • Kim McClain 828-835-3853 Ext. 532
  • Sara Smith 828-835-3853 Ext. 533


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