Required Permits and Licensing
This is a List of Licenses and Permits you might need when opening a food business in Seattle. They are all links so please click them for more information.
The Food Protection Program reviews and approves construction plans for retail food establishments in King County; such as restaurants, caterers, grocery stores, school cafeterias and mobile food vehicles. The Food Protection Program also reviews applications for farmer's markets, temporary food booths as well as feeding programs for the needy. Find out how to determine your King County Public Health Risk Level and Permit Classification here
Food Processing is the handling or processing of any food in any manner of preparation for sale for human consumption. This includes dried fruits, herbs, teas, baked goods, cider, salad mixes and many other food products which are processed for sale or distribution and food that is custom processed for another party. It also includes repacking foods that are taken from one container in an unwrapped state and transferred or repackaged in another container. Find the WSDA Application here!!