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.
All food and drink licensing fees and application processing in Madison and Dane County are handled by the City of Madison Clerk's Office.
A licensing fee is paid to get an annual food and drink license. The fee is based on anticipated gross annual food sales and food handling complexity. There is also a one-time pre-inspection fee which covers: