Licensed establishment services are temporarily suspended while Public Health Madison & Dane County responds to the increased number of COVID-19 cases in our community. At this time, only hazards that are of imminent danger to health will be investigated. All other licensed establishment pre-inspections, inspections, and complaints are on hold.
If you have an urgent request or complaint that needs immediate attention, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We appreciate your patience and understanding, and ask that you check back on January 1, 2021 as to the status of our program services.
To alleviate some of the financial burden on our licensed establishments due to COVID-19, we have reverted our license fees back to 2019 rates effective April 2, 2020.
All food related licensing fees in Madison and Dane County are handled by the City of Madison Clerk's Office.
The licensing fee is paid to obtain an annual food license and is based upon anticipated gross annual food sales and type of operation. The one-time, pre-inspection fee covers: