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

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



Applications and Information

Temporary Food License Application

Temporary License Checklist & Instructions

Food Safety & Licensing Guide for Temporary Events

STFU notification of Intent to Operate

Food Service License Application

Change of Ownership/Site Consultation Request

Key Changes to Food Code/Law

Worksheets, SOPs License apps, everything needed for food facilities



Food Safety Educational Materials:

Cooking Temperatures

How to Properly Thaw Foods

Preventing Cross Contamination



In 2010 Michigan enacted the Cottage Food Law