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Please know that All Retail Food & Food Service Establishments Permits Renewals are due June 30, 2020.  Thank you.

What do I need a permit for? What does it cost? Do I need to apply first?

Below we will help to answer your questions. Listed are the permits issued by the City of Holyoke Board of Health. To download the applications, simply click on the link. The list also outlines expiration dates and the annual fees associated with each permit. If you have any questions, please give us a call and we will be happy to help.

NOTE: All temporary applications and fees require that all applications, paperwork, and fees must be in the office three business days (72 hours) prior to the event.

No permits will be issued outside of this time limit.

PERMITS AND LICENSESEXPIRATION DATEANNUAL FEE
FOOD ESTABLISHMENT APPL-1 & Workers_Compensation_Insurance_Affidavit(total square footage includes storage)
  • (under 2,500 sq. ft.)
June 30$150.00
  • (2,500-15,000 sq. ft.)
June 30$200.00
  • (0ver 15,000 sq. ft.)
June 30$300.00
FOOD ESTABLISHMENT APPL-(under 25 seats) & Workers_Compensation_Insurance_AffidavitJune 30$150.00
(25-100 seats)June 30$200.00
(101-200 seats)June 30$250.00
(Over 200 seats)June 30$300.00
MOBILE FOOD APPL & BASE OF OPERATIONS
Workers_Compensation_Insurance_Affidavit

TEMPORARY FOOD APPL PACKET-TEMPORARY EVENTS-PLEASE SUBMIT TWO WEEKS BEFORE EVENT

June 30$100.00
RESIDENTIAL KITCHENSJune 30$50.00
(per event-PLEASE SUBMIT ALL PAPERWORK TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO DATE OF EVENT)valid for 14 days$50.00
Catering-June 30$100.00
BAKERY APPLICATION
  • (Full Bakery-retail)
June 30$150.00
  • (Limited Bakery-non-retail)
June 30$50.00
FROZEN TREAT APPLJune 30$100.00
Carbonated Beverage/Bottled Water
  • City
June 30$37.50
  • State
June 30$37.50
NEW TOBACCO APPLJune 30$100.00
RESTRICTIONS OF THE SALE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS REGS NOV 3, 2016

PROHIBITING SMOKING IN WORKPLACES & PUBLIC PLACES

DUMPSTER APPLJune 30$20.00
Burial Permits*as needed$10.00
Funeral Directors*April 30$50.00
MANICURING APPLDec. 31$100.00
TanningDec. 31$50.00
Body Art
Dec. 31$300.00
Dec. 31$150.00
Poultry farms/Barns & Stables*Dec. 31$50.00
SWIMMING POOL APLDec 31$100.00
HOTEL APPL
  • (0-50 rooms)
Dec. 31$100.00
  • (51-100 rooms)
Dec. 31$200.00
  • (over 100 rooms)
Dec. 31$300.00
RECREATIONAL CAMP APPLICATION FORMDec. 31$75.00
HAULERS-GARBAGE, SEPTAGE, OFFAL APPL
  • (1-10 vehicles)
Dec. 31$50.00
  • (11-20 vehicles)
Dec. 31$20.00
  • (21 and over vehicles)
Dec. 31$10.00
INSTALLERS-Septic Installer Application 2020Dec. 31$100.00
Disposal System Construction3 years from date of issue$50.00
Percolation Test (witnessing of test)*as needed$100.00
Private Drinking Well Water*No expiration$100.00
Subdivision Plans*No expiration$100.00
MRVP APPL/per unit1 yr. from date of issue$75.00
Inspection and Occupancy Fee/per unitas needed$75.00
Vacant Building Registration Form 2020  , Vacant Bldg ordinance, BOARD UP AND SECURE PROCEDURE, VBR Appeal Formas neededSee PDF
Witness of Extermination as needed See PDF

 *Apply at Board of Health

ALL FEES PAID ARE NON-REFUNDABLE

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