Services Departments Government

Food Service and Facility Licensing

If you plan to open a restaurant, mobile unit, temporary restaurant, or if you have any questions, you may visit our office at 2051 Kaen Rd, suite 367, Oregon City, to pick up an application and find out more about  licensing in Clackamas County. You can also call our office at (503) 742-5931.


New Restaurant Facility or Remodeling/Alterations

An Environmental Health Office plan review is required in addition to any approval you receive from the Building Department or other agencies. Be sure to call our office before proceeding with remodeling and/or any changes to your menu. A plan review is required in order to receive an approved Sanitation License. Call (503) 742-5931 for additional plan review information.

Forms for Temporary Restaurants

A temporary restaurant requires a license when food is prepared or served for consumption by the public at events.

Please see the fee schedule at the top of the page for cost of licensing.

Forms for mobile food units (food trucks)

Food trucks, like restaurants, are subject to the Oregon Food Sanitation Rules, and need to be licensed in order to operate in Clackamas County.  A plan review is required for new mobile food units, remodeled units and when the menu is changed. A plan review is required for license approval.

Forms for vending machine licenses

Vending machines have health and safety considerations, just like other food service facilities. Clackamas County Public Health inspects and lisences vending machines. Please refer to and submit the application form provided here.

Forms for Tourist Facilities and Organizational Camps

To obtain a license for Motels, Hotels, Organizational Camps are RV Parks, please follow the instructions on the application packet and refer to the fee schedule for cost of applying.

For a complete list of the state of Oregon Tourist Facility Program rules, click here.

Forms for Limited-Use and General-Use Swimming Pools, Spa Pools and Fountains

Pools, spas, wading pools and interactive fountains associated with motels, camps, hotels, RV Parks, residential sub-divisions and condominiums with more than four residences are public pools requiring a sanitation license.  New or remodeled facilities require plan reviews.

For a complete list of the state of Oregon Public Pool Program Rules, click here.

To serve you better, please take time to give us your feedback by clicking here.

Share this page

Public Services Building

Contact Us

Public Services Building
2051 Kaen Road
Suite 367
Oregon City, OR 97045

(503) 742-5300

M–Th: 7 a.m.–6 p.m.