Environmental Health

The Environmental Services Section is tasked with the prevention of diseases originating from environmental sources, including food and water.


Restaurant Requirements

Missouri Law Requires a plan review and approval prior to opening any food establishment within the State of Missouri. Applications to open a food establishment must be submitted at least 30 days prior to opening an establishment. Failure to apply for opening, or failure to receive approval to open may result in a closure order for an establishment.

Application for Food Establishment

If you are opening an restaurant, or any establishment that sells food, please complete the application above and submit it at least 30 days prior to your expected opening. A pre-opening inspection will be conducted for your facility before opening approval is granted. There is no fee or cost for your application. If you have questions about requirements, please call us at 816-539-2144. We will work with you in meeting requirements. Our goal is the safety of the public, and the success of your business.