Restaurant Inspection

Board of Health

Restaurant Inspections

Restaurant Inspection

Fulton County Environmental Health Services (EHS) is responsible for permitting and inspecting over 6,000 food service establishments in Fulton County. Inspections assure proper sanitation practices that minimize hazards from cross-contamination, improper cooking, handling, and temperature maintenance of foods, potable water contamination, and improper garbage and refuse disposal, and poor insect and rodent control. EHS also investigates complaints concerning improper practices in food handling that could lead to foodborne illnesses.

To operate, all Fulton County food service establishments must have a valid permit, proof of residency, and a current license from this department. 

Restaurant Inspection

Latest Restaurant Inspections

To view the latest restaurant inspection scores of food establishments in Fulton County, click here

Food Service Regulations

Environmental Health Services (EHS) is responsible for the regulation of establishments where food is served to the public within Fulton County. The term “food establishment” includes restaurants, coffee shops, cafeterias, short-order cafes, luncheonettes, taverns, lunchrooms, places which sell sandwiches or salads, soda fountains, food carts, itinerant restaurants such as food trucks, industrial cafeterias, catering establishments and similar facilities by whatever name they are called.

The office of EHS must review and approve the permits of all new food establishments that open within the county. For more information about EHS inspection and permitting regulations, click here

For more information about the rules and regulations of food establishments, see the Georgia Department of Public Health Guide to Food Service Rules and Regulation click here


The office of Environmental Health Services offers the general public information and training on the Georgia regulations related to the serving of food through its series of ongoing SERVSAFE Seminars. For more information on these food safety training classes for owners and employees of food establishments, click here

How to Submit an Application for a Food Service Permit

Completed applications along with the permitting fees can be mailed or delivered to the District Office closest to the restaurant. Click here for the application.

Our Locations

North District Office

North Fulton Regional Health Center

Central District Office

Fulton County Public Health at 10 Park Place

South District Office

College Park Regional Health Center