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Food Safety

Allison McCarty - Environmental Health Specialist
Kristin Seahorn - Environmental Health Specialist
Time to get the 2021 Food Establishment Permit

Renew Your Food Permit
Complete the 2021 application in 4 easy steps:
  • Click Here for application and complete it.
  • Include a copy of establishments current food handler's certificate.
  • Enclose your permit payment.
  • Mail or bring these items to our office by December 31, 2020

Partial, incomplete or applications without current food handler certificates will not be accepted.

Any Questions Please Call 765-301-7662 or 765-301-7663

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Food Safety and Education

Putnam County Health Department is responsible for permitting and inspecting all Food Establishments operating in the County; enforcing Indiana's Retail Food Establishment Sanitation Requirements (Rule 410 IAC 7-26); Sanitation of Bed and Breakfast Establishments (Rule 410 IAC 7-15.5); and the enforcement of Putnam County's Food Ordinance.

PCHD's food establishment permits are divided into several categories, see the Fee Schedule below. To request an application for a food permit please contact our office at (765) 301-7660. To review Indiana State Rule, Local County Ordinance or other food related information, please click on the appropriate link below.

Fee Schedule


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