Food Safety, Permits & Inspections
COVID-19 UPDATE: Restaurant Reopening
Prince George’s County has created a multi-agency workgroup to assist restaurants with the reopening and is expediting necessary approvals and permits for expanded outdoor table service. For more information about this permit and to complete an application, please visit: https://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/3503/Outdoor-Seating
Please be advised, effective June 20, 2020, all plans are required to be submitted electronically. Refer to the eplan Applicant User guide for instructions on how to submit plans. If you need assistance call:
- Environmental Engineering/Policy Program - 301-883-7681
- Food Protection/Policy Program - 301-883-7692
- DPIE Health Review - 301-883-7621
Licensing & Permits
License & Permit Fees
Prince George's County uses the CountyClick 311 service for residents to submit their health complaints.
Any operator of a restaurant or Class III mobile unit must have a Prince George’s County Certified Food Service Manager on duty at all times.
View a list of services the Food Protection Program provide residents.
Prince George’s County houses an assortment of farmer’s markets that are dispersed throughout the County.
Read through frequently asked questions for selling homemade goods or cottage food industry.
If you are planning to sell food at a public event in Prince George’s County, you may need a Temporary Food Service Facility Permit.