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) 658-2782. To review Indiana State Rule, Local County Ordinance or other food related information, please click on the appropriate link below.