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Permit Fee Structure

All Annual Fees must be paid in full before operations begin within each calendar year. Plan Review Fees must be paid upon opening a new facility and after any major remodeling or renovation. The program will not begin a plan review until the applicable Plan Review Fees have been paid.

Fees last updated 11/03/2016

Food Establishment Fees

Food Facility (FF) Seating-Based
  Seating <26 Seating 26-100 Seating >100
Facility Type Code Annual Fee Plan Review Fee Annual Fee Plan Review Fee Annual Fee Plan Review Fee
FF-1 Food Service $400 $400 $490 $490 $580 $580
FF-2 Church/Institution Food Service $400 $400 $490 $490 $580 $580
FF-3 Day/Residential Care Food Service $400 $400 $490 $490 $580 $580
FF-4 Labor Camp Food Service $400 $400 $490 $490 $580 $580
FF-5 Seafood Processor Galley/Mess Hall $400 $400 $490 $490 $580 $580
FF-6 Deli/Takeout/Drive-in Food Service $400 $400 $490 $490 $580 $580
FF-6 MJ Deli/Takeout/Drive-in Food Service $400 $400 $490 $490 $580 $580
FF-7 Food Service and Caterer $645 $645 $735 $735 $825 $825
FF-8 Food Service with Wholesale Processing $525 $525 $615 $615 $705 $705
FF-9 Temporary Camp Authorization $250 $30        
Food Market (FM)
Facility Type Code Annual Fee Plan Review Fee
FM-1 Convenience Store $125 $125
FM-2 Grocery Store $310 $310
FM-3 Supermarket $310 $310
FM-4 Food Bank $250 $250
FM-5 Retail Bakery $310 $310
FM-6 Retail Meat Market $310 $310
FM-7 Retail Seafood Market $310 $310
FM-8 Retail Mobile Vendor $190 $190
Food Facility Not (FN) Based on Seating
Facility Type Code Annual Fee Plan Review Fee
FN-1 Limited Food Service $190 $190
FN-2 Mobile Food Service - Not Self Contained $215 $215
FN-3 Mobile Food Service - Self Contained $215 $215
FN-3A Mobile Food Service - Self Contained and Catering $460 $460
FN-4 Tavern/Bar $280 $280
FN-4A Tavern/Bar with Limited Food Service at the Bar $430 $430
FN-4B Tavern/Bar with Food Service at the Bar $430 $430
FN-5 Caterer $430 $430
FN-7 Other Food Establishment $400 $400
Food Processing (FP) Operation
Facility Type Code Annual Fee Plan Review Fee
FP-1 Bakery $310 $310
FP-2 Cured/Smoked/Acidified/ROP/Dehydrates $400 $400
FP-3 Ice Manufacturer/Bottled Water $310 $310
FP-4 Bottled Beverages $310 $310
FP-5 Jam/Jelly/Syrup/Confectionary $250 $250
FP-6 Other Food Processing $250 $250
FM-9 Warehouse $250 $250
Temporary Food Service
Length of Event Fee Late Fee
1 Day $35 $35*
2-3 Day $65 $65*
4-7 Day $90 $90*
8-28 Day $120 $120**
*Late fee is assessed for forms submitted fewer than 7 days before the event. This late fee will be assessed regardless of IRS Fee Exempt Status.
**Late fee is assessed for forms submitted fewer than 15 days before the event. This late fee will be assessed regardless of IRS Fee Exempt Status.
Additional Fees
Additional Fees Fee
Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Plan $125*
Processes Food for Wholesale Distribution $125*
*HACCP plan fee may be applicable to any FF, FM or FN operation that is required to have a HACCP plan. Fees for Wholesale Distribution are not charged for operations with FF-8 (Retail with Wholesale Distribution) or any Food Processing (FP) fee levels. 
Discounts
Discount Amount Eligibility Requirement
501(c)(3) Status 100% of Annual and Plan Review Fees Provide IRS Exempt Letter
501(c)(4),(10),(19) Status 50% of Annual Fees Provide IRS Exempt Letter
Late Start 50% of Annual Fees Must be a new establishment opening between 10/1-12/31

Seafood Processing Fees

Seafood Processing
Facility Type Code Annual Fee
PL-1 Shore-Based Facility Processing <5000lbs/day $795
PL-2 Shore-Based Facility Processing ≥5000lbs/day $2094
PT-1 Shore-Based Cannery Processing <5000lbs/day $1120
PT-2 Shore-Based Cannery Processing ≥5000lbs/day $2094
DM-L Direct Market Land-Based $200
DM-V Direct Market Vessel $325
PV-1 Processing Vessel <5000lbs/day $795
PV-2 Processing Vessel ≥5000lbs/day $2094
IM-S Ice Manufacturer $325

Shellfish Fees

Shellfish Processing
Facility Type Code Annual Fee
DV Geoduck Dive Vessel $162
H Shellfish Harvester $162
SP Shellfish Shucker-Packer $649
SS Shellstock Shipper $162
RP Shellfish Repacker $325
RS Shellfish Reshipper $162
Initial Growing Area Classification $500/sample*
Growing Area Reclassification $150/sample*
*Cost will be prorated between all growers operating within an area.

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