Persons owning, maintaining, conducting, operating or engaging in a food service business in the City of Rowlett must obtain an annual Food Permit by submitting a Retail Food Establishment Permit Application (.pdf) A Certified Food Manager is required to be on site at all times of operation.
Permit fees are based upon the type of service establishment:
Permanent food establishments with dine-in (tables for patrons) = $350
Permanent food establishments carry out = $300
Food establishments for Day care and Schools = $200
Grocery/Department stores (Wal-Mart, Target, Tom Thumb) = $450
Persons selling or publicly distributing food products for fundraisers, weekend events or evening events up to a maximum of three consecutive days must obtain a temporary food permit by submitting a Temporary Food Permit Application.
The cost of the permit is $50; Please ensure all applications are complete and submitted with the appropriate fees. A credit card authorization form may be faxed to 972-412-6228.
For additional information please contact Community Development at 972-412-6125.
Public and Semi-Public Pools
The goal of the City of Rowlett public swimming pool inspection program is to ensure that all public and semi-public swimming pools maintain sanitary chemical balance and adhere to the Texas Pool Rules to minimize the likelihood of waterborne disease outbreaks and submersion injuries.
Each public and semi-public swimming pool and spa must obtain a valid permit to operate. The permit fee for each swimming pool, spa, or body of water is $250. Each pool much have a completed Pool Permit Application and associated fee submitted.
No swimming pool or spa can open until a complete inspection has been conducted, the pool or spa is 100% in compliance, and the Pool Permit has been issued by Health Services.
Please contact Community Development at 972-412-6125 for questions regarding the application process.
Each massage establishment must obtain a valid permit to operate in the City of Rowlett. The annual permit fee for each establishment is $50. Each massage establishment must have a completed Massage Establishment Permit Application and associated fee submitted.