Health Inspections & Licensing

Buffalo County Health Department administers the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection agent contract to include licensing, issuing of permits, inspections, and conducting complaint and foodborne outbreak investigations for the below facility types. 

To see the most recent inspection reports, click on the facility type below.

Retail Food Establishments

Restaurants

Lodging Facilities   

Campgrounds 

Public Swimming Pools

Employee Illness:

Infected food workers present a severe food safety risk. Prevent foodborne illness in your licensed establishment. * The person in charge is required to notify the health department if any food workers are known to be infected with:

  • Norovirus

  • Hepatitis A Virus

  • Shiga toxin-producing E. coli  

  • Shigella

  • Salmonella 

  • Typhoid Fever 


Guidance Brochures:


Farmers Markets

Tourist Rooming Houses

Transient (temporary) Food Stand   


Food Safety Self-Inspection Checklist:

Self-inspections create internal peer-to-peer learning, strengthen training efforts by the person in charge, change facility standards, and make businesses safer and more successful.
https://www.buffalocounty.com/DocumentCenter/View/2758/Daily-Food-Safety-Checklist-


License Complexity Calculation Tools and Applications


New Retail Establishment: Plan Review Application

Retail License Application - Serving Meals

License Complexity Calculator: Retail Food - Serving Meals

Retail License Application - Not Serving Meals

License Complexity Calculator: Retail Food - Not Serving Meals
New Mobile Establishment: Plan Review Application
Mobile Retail License - Serving Meals

Mobile Retail License - Not Serving Meals 

Transient (temporary) Retail License - Prepackaged 

Transient (temporary) Retail License - Processing

Retail Vending License

Buffalo County Recreational Licensing Application

Special Event Campground Application 

Links

Food Code Fact Sheets

WI DATCP - Food and Restaurants

WI DATCP - Recreational Facilities

Selling Home-Canned Foods (pickle bill)

Vomit and Diarrhea Clean-up Kit 

Food Recalls

Codes

Wisconsin Food Code

ATCP 75 Retail Food Establishments

WI Statute 97 Food, Lodging, and Recreation

Buffalo County Permit Requirements Relating to Environmental Health and Sanitation 

Are you planning a large event (100+ attendees) in the near future? Please visit the link below to use the Large Event Planning Tool to ensure you are hosting a safe event. 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdAXYBYj9ECSyZurbcouAALc0qgaXTLDBkoO8G6FkMVwAxsyA/viewform?usp=sf_link

Are you planning a large event (100+ attendees) in the near future? Please visit the link below to use the Large Event Planning Tool to ensure you are hosting a safe event. 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdAXYBYj9ECSyZurbcouAALc0qgaXTLDBkoO8G6FkMVwAxsyA/viewform?usp=sf_link

Are you planning a large event (100+ attendees) in the near future? Please visit the link below to use the Large Event Planning Tool to ensure you are hosting a safe event. 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdAXYBYj9ECSyZurbcouAALc0qgaXTLDBkoO8G6FkMVwAxsyA/viewform?usp=sf_link

Are you planning a large event (100+ attendees) in the near future? Please visit the link below to use the Large Event Planning Tool to ensure you are hosting a safe event. 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdAXYBYj9ECSyZurbcouAALc0qgaXTLDBkoO8G6FkMVwAxsyA/viewform?usp=sf_link

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