Welcome to Orange County's Food Protection Services

Restaurant Inspections

Restaurant Closures

Gobble up and Feast on these Thanksgiving Food Safety Tips!

We are turning the heat up on bacteria so you don’t fowl your Thanksgiving feast.  Environmental Health wants your family and friends to be protected from harmful bacteria that can knock the stuffing out of you!  So, we have all the fixings right here for a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday feast and our food safety tips are as easy as pie.  Enjoy!

Spotlight on Norovirus 

In the U.S., norovirus is the leading cause of illness from contaminated food or water – but food isn’t the only way people get this illness. It also spreads easily from person to person and spreads quickly in groups of people.

Cooking for groups?

Here's a handy brochure from the USDA on safe food handing tips for your holiday gatherings.

Food Booths

For-Profit Booths
Non-Profit Booths
Truck/Cart at Events
Contact Supervisor

Cottage Food

List of Approved Operators
Food Handler Class

Restaurants & Markets

Restaurant Inspections
Restaurant Closure
Public Notification System
Award of Excellence

Trucks & Carts

How to get a permit
Operational Procedures
Construction Guidelines
Plan Check Submittal Checklist

Plan Check

Unpackaged Food
Prepackaged Food
Food Processing – Wholesale
Prepackaged – Warehouse


Wholesale Food Processing
Food Sanitation Act
Good Manufacturing Practices
Fee Schedule