Inspection Program for Licensed Facilities

The Washington County Health Department is an agent for the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.  We regulate and license food service establishments, public swimming pools, lodging facilities, campgrounds, recreational education camps, tattoo and body piercing establishments and food vending operations. We also provide an inspection service for school food service programs.

Permit Application Forms

For more information on requirements of a food service licensed facility refer to the Food Service Requirements or call 262-365-5878.


Grocery and Convenience Stores are licensed and inspected by the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP).   Peter Hesprich, DATCP Section Supervisor, can be contacted by calling 262-305-0968.  Concerns about grocery stores and convenience stores can be phoned in to the Health Department at 262-365-5878 or to the DATCP.   Information on the Wisconsin Food Code and the licensing code for retail food stores can be found online at the Wisconsin DHS website.