There are several steps to complete while applying for a license to operate food or lodging related establishments in Vermont. These materials will help you.
All places that prepare and serve food to the public, other than on an occasional basis, and advertise such service within the meaning of 18 V.S.A. Section 4358 shall, prior to serving food, hold a current annual food license issued by the Department of Health. Any facility that advertises lodging to the traveling, transient public must obtain a lodging license.
Start Here First
- Your Guide to Operating a Food or Lodging Establishment in Vermont
- Find your Local Permit Specialist
Statutory Guidelines and Fee Schedules
Food and lodging rules and regulations organized by establishment type.
- Application for License to Operate a Food & Lodging Establishment
- Temporary Food Stand Application
Food & Lodging Program
Vermont Department of Health
P.O. Box 70
Burlington, VT 05402-0070
Tel: 802-863-7221 or (toll-free within Vermont) 800-439-8550
Email: Vermont Food and Lodging Program