Roles of the health department include:

  • Review construction and alteration plans
  • Issue permits
  • Inspect facilities for sanitary operation in accordance with regulation
  • Take enforcement actions when necessary
  • Investigate food-borne illness outbreaks
  • Quarantine of adulterated products
  • Provide training to food industry personnel (at least once every three years)

Laws and Regulations

Kentucky Food Code 902 KAR 45:005

KRS 217.005-217.285


Food Manager Preregistration Form 2017

Temporary Food Service Set-Up Guidelines

DFS-202 Temporary Food Service Application

DFS-208 Food Establishment Inspection Report

DFS-232 Permit to Operate


State Food Safety

Temporary Food Establishment Guidelines

Water Emergency Operational Procedures

What to Do About Your Food if the Power Goes Out