Michigan's Food Laws require that all food that is prepared for the publc must be licensed and follow rules to reduce foodborne illness and contamination.

Lapeer County Health Department staff license and inspect all food service in Lapeer County.



Applications and Information

Temporary Food License Application

Temporar License Checklist & Instructions

Food Safety & Licensing Guide for Temporary Events

STFU notification of Intent to Operate

Plan Review Instructions and Application

Standard Operating Procedures Worksheet

Food Service License Application

Key Changes to Food Code/Law

Michiga Department of Agriculture and Rural Development /Food Safety 



Food Safety Educational Materials:

Cooking Temperatures

How to Properly Thaw Foods

Preventing Cross Contamination



In 2010 Michigan enacted the Cottage Food Law