​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Kane County Health Department Fees & Permits

Food Service Operators -  New Illinois Food Code. Kane County began ​enforcement of the FDA code on January 1, 2019.

Food Service Fees, Permit Applications & Regulatory Guidelines

Two options for paying food permit fees with a major credit card. Both methods are subject to a convenience fee.
Pay online or pay by phone: 1-844-443-9821  
You'll need to enter our Jurisdiction Code: 2311

If you pay online, your permit application paperwork must still be completed and submitted to the Health Department. See forms below:

Food Service Fees, Forms & Guidelines

2023 Food Fees for Kane County Health Department​​ (pdf files to print, fill out, and mail)

Food Handling/Food Service

2023 Food Handling Permit Application/Certified Food Protection Manager's Schedule​​
Food Handling Permit Online Application 2019-2025 this form can be filled out online and then emailed. NOTE: This form requires a compatible Adobe Reader application on the user's computer. Make sure your browser has an updated version of Adobe Reader. The form will not work with older versions or with all browsers. Try a different browser if you are unable to use this version as a fillable form.
Please note: If you are using the online Food Handling Permit form and submitting it by email, you will also need to print out, complete, and submit the Mandatory Certified Food Protection Manager's Schedule

Establishment Classifications/Categories
Food Service Construction Requirements, Tenth Edition
Food Service Establishment Plan Review & Ventilation Plan Review Forms - payment is due at the time of plan review submission 
2023 Shared Kitchen Food Permit Application and CFM Schedule

Mobile Vending

Mobile Ve​nding Unit Application 2023​​
Mobile Vending-Food Truck Requirements
Non-Mobile Food Units - Requirements
Push Carts Requirements
Commissary Agreement Letter


Seasonal Food Handling Permit Application 2023​​​

Temporary Food Service

Temporary Food Service Application/Permit 2023​​​​​​​​
Temporary Food Service Vendor Coordinator Application
Watch video on How to Properly Set Up Temporary Food Tent
Temporary Food Service Establishment Regulation - English
​Temporary Food Service Establishment Regulation - Spanish​
Temporary Food Checklist
Time as a Public Health Control Procedure

Cottage Food Information

Cottage Food Home Self-Certification Checklist
Cottage Food Registration Form
Food Safety Plan for Acidified and Fermented Foods
Sample Hazard Analysis Chart
Hazard Analysis Chart
IDPH Cottage Food Guide 2022 

​Food Handling Guidelines

Boil Order Procedures for Food Establishments
Guidelines for Door-to-Door Sales
Guidelines for Safe Handling of Beverages, including water, ice & dispensers

Food Service Ordinances, Codes, Training, and Safety Information


Environmental Fees & Permits

2023 Fee Schedule for Kane County Health Dept. Environmental Services​​​​​
Includes fees for:
  • Private Sewage
  • Water Well Permits
  • Non-community Water Program
  • Tanning Program
  • Lead Investigation
  • Ceremonial Fire

Ceremonial Fire Permit Application

Well & Septic

Application for Permit to Construct, Modify or Seal a Closed Loop Well System
Private Sewage/Septic Disposal System Application
State of Illinois Application for Permit to Construct, Modify or Abandon a Water Well
Visit our Environmental Health Main Page for information about the programs requiring permits and fees
Mail permit applications to:
Kane County Environmental
Health Services
1240 N. Highland Ave.
Aurora, IL 60506
Make checks payable to: Kane County Health Department​​​