The Health Division conducts food related health inspections of all food service establishments, retail food establishments, temporary food service establishments, mobile food units, schools and child care facilities. These inspections are conducted on a routine basis to ensure compliance with the standards set forth by the Texas Department of State Health Services. The Health Division also investigates all complaints about food service establishments located in Lewisville.
For more information concerning the services provided please contact the Health Division at 972.219.3480 during our business hours, Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Friday, 7:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Services We Provide
Food Service Inspections
Health Inspections are conducted on a routine basis to look for "critical" and "non-critical" health code violations.
Health permits are required for all food establishments including restaurants, bars that serve food, grocery stores, convenience stores, businesses that sell retail food product, mobile food units, child care facilities and schools.
Temporary Food Establishment Permits
Food vendors may operate a Temporary Food Service Establishment for up to ten (10) consecutive days. The cost to operate a Temporary Food Service Establishment is $50 for the first day plus $10 each additional day.
Permit approval is contingent upon the nature of the Temporary Food Service event and the number of times Temporary Food Establishment permits have been issued for:
1) the food vendor; and
2) the location at which the vendor wishes to prepare and serve food
Learn more about Temporary Food Establishment permits by reading the Policy and Permit Requirements.
Guidelines for Temporary Food Establishment can be read on the Guidelines for Temporary Food Establishments.
Food Handler Certificates & Certified Food Manager Training
Health Services staff work with establishments to ensure that employees are following City of Lewisville Code of Ordinances, Chapter 7, Article VII, Section 7-237.
Swimming Pool Education Class
Each year the Health Division schedules Swimming Pool Operator Courses. The courses are taught by an instructor who is certified with the National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF).
Sign Up for Pool Education Course 2017
All new or remodeled food establishments are required to submit plans to be reviewed for compliance with health code regulations. As a part of this process, construction or structural design inspections are performed. All facilities must go through this process before a health permit to operate can be issued. In addition to the health permit, a certificate of occupancy may also be required.
Click here to download our FOOD SERVICE PACKET FOR NEW FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS.
Commissary Approval Application
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151 West Church Street
Lewisville, TX 75057
|PO Box 299002
Lewisville TX 75029
Health & Animal Services Manager