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Retail Food Establishments

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Retail food establishments are required to be licensed in Colorado in accordance with Colorado Revised Statutes 25-4-1610 (1) (b)

Listed below are links to information and forms for obtaining a retail food establishment license in El Paso County.

To open a New Retail Food Establishment

  • Complete a request  for a plan review
  • Complete a plan review application
  • Provide us with your owner/contractor contact information
  • Apply for a Colorado retail food establishment license
  • Brochure: How to Open A New Retail Food Establishment
  • Download complete packet 
  • To reopen an existing retail food establishment (with or without extensive remodeling), open a new or reopen a mobile unit, or operate a temporary event please scroll down

Related Information

Reopening

To Reopen an Existing Retail Food Establishment (Without Extensive Remodeling)

  • Complete a request for a change of ownership inspection
  • Provide us with your owner/contractor contact information
  • Apply for a Colorado retail food establishment license
  • Download complete packet
Remodeling

If You Are Remodeling a Retail Food Establishment

Mobile Units

To Operate a new Mobile Unit

Reopen an Existing Mobile Unit

  • Complete a request for a change of ownership inspection
  • Apply for a Colorado retail food establishment license
  • Provide us with your owner/contractor contact information
  • Complete a Certificate of Commissary
  • Brochure: Mobile Retail Food Opening Guidelines
  • Download a complete packet
Temporary Events

All temporary event food vendors who wish to operate in El Paso County must have a valid Colorado Retail Food Establishment License. For those vendors who wish to obtain licensing through El Paso County Public Health, applications will be reviewed by the Environmental Health Division, and to promote public health and prevent foodborne illness, the division will provide training and educational services. Under this program, the division will also respond to complaints received from the public.

Operate a Temporary Event Retail Food Establishment