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Environmental Health Services

Environmental Health Fees

Food Sanitation Program:



Annual Food License Fees:

Category I Food Establishment:Category 1: These facilities have extensive menus and complex food processes that include preparing (washing, cutting), cooking, cooling, and reheating of food. $300.00/year $150.00/year
Category II Food Establishment:Category 2: These facilities are not as complex as Category 1; typically, food is delivered frozen or refrigerated, then stored at the establishment. Food is made per order and served or delivered to the customer. Food is not cooled or reheated at these facilities. $200.00/year $100.00/year
Category III Food Establishment:Category 3: These facilities are the least complex and do not handle or cook food. A typical Category 3 establishment is a gas station that has packaged food and sells milk. $100.00/year $50.00/year

New establishment and/or change of licensee licenses will be prorated according to the county Food Sanitation Ordinance

Bureau Co. Annual License Renewal Late Fees:


January 1st through January 15th: $100.00
January 16th through January 31st: $200.00
90 days after expiration: Revocation-Referral to States Attorney & Closure

Putnam Co. Annual License Renewal Late Fees:


July 1st through July 31st: $50.00
August 1st through August 30th: $100.00
90 days after expiration: Revocation-Referral to States Attorney & Closure

Temporary Food Establishment License Fees:



3-14 Consecutive Days in One Location/Event: $55.00 $55.00
Organizations having a current county Food Services License No Charge No Charge

Food Establishment Plan Review Fees:

New Establishment - Including Plan Review: $250.00 $100.00
Change of Licensee: $200.00 $50.00
Remodel Fee - Including Plan Review: $150.00 $50.00
On-site Consultation (w/o Plan Review) $50.00 $25.00

Reinstatement/Re-Inspection Fees:

Re-inspection of critical violations not corrected at time of inspection
$50.00/inspection $50.00/inspection
Reinstating suspended license $250.00 $100.00

Sanitizer Test Kits:

Chlorine Test Kit: $6.00 $6.00

Private Sewage Disposal:




Residential Contractor Installed Subsurface System $200.00 $100.00
Surface Discharging System - Following IEPA Approval $350.00 $150.00
Homeowner-Installed System $350.00 $150.00
Non-Residential System $350.00 $150.00

Installer/Pumper Registration and Septic Evaluation Fees:

Septic and Water System Evaluation $200.00 $125.00
Septic System Evaluation $100.00 $100.00
Water System Evaluation $100.00 $75.00
Zoning Evaluation $75.00
Septic Installer/Pumper Annual Registration $50.00

Subdivision Plat Review Fees:



Plat Review--First Lot: $200.00 $100.00
Plat Review--Each Additional Lot: $100.00 $50.00




Land Application Fee-new site (Initial Fee Per Lot): $100.00 N/A
Land Application Site Fee (Per Lot/Year): $50.00 N/A
Zoning Evaluation: $75.00 N/A

Well Programs



Permit & Inspection Fees:

Water Well Construction Permit $100.00 $100.00
Water Well Inspection Fee $100.00 $100.00
Geothermal Water Well Permit $100.00 $100.00
Geothermal Water Well Inspection $100.00 $100.00
Geothermal Contractor Registration $50.00
Abandoned Well Permit $30.00

Water Sampling Fees

Water sample collected by Health Department $50.00 $50.00
Water samples with public health significance: $0 $0
Test Kit (IDPH: Coliform and Nitrates) $25.00 $25.00
Test Kit (Coliform or Nitrates) $15.00 $15.00
Processing/Shipping of owner-taken samples $25.00 $25.00