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Health Fees

Should you require additional information, please contact the Health Services, in Community Development & Planning at 817-459-6502.

The following fees for City of Arlington permits and applications are effective as of October 1, 2010:

Food Establishments
Permit Type Current Fee Permit Validity
Application Fee/Plan Review Fee $450 Per Application
Change of Ownership Fee $300 Per Application
High Priority Operating Permit Fee $375 One year from date of Issuance
Medium Priority Operating Permit Fee $275 One year from date of Issuance
Low Priority Operating Permit Fee $250 One year from date of Issuance
Emergency Inspection Fee $250 Per request
Commissary $275 One year from date of Issuance
Reinstatement Fee $75 Assess when annual renewal fee is not paid by due date
Reinspection Fee $150 Per additional follow-up inspection
Service Charge for Permit Revision $10 Per request
Food Manager Permit Fee  $25 Expires when State certification expires
Seasonal Market Venue Permit  $200 Per Permit
Food Establishments
(Fees For Food Establishments with Ten Or More Multiple Inventories in One Location Under One Ownership)
Permit Type Current Fee Permit Validity
Master Permit Fee – Low Priority $200 One year from date of Issuance
Master Permit Fee – Medium Priority $220 One year from date of Issuance
Master Permit Fee – High Priority $300 One year from date of Issuance
Master Permit Fee – Mobiles $180 One year from date of Issuance
Child Care Centers
Permit Type Current Fee Permit Validity
Application Fee/Plan Review Fee $375 Per Application
Change of Ownership $300 Per Application
Operating Permit Fee – With Food Service $400 One year from date of Issuance
Operating Permit Fee – No Food Service $200 Per Application
Playground Inspection Fee (per playground at facility) $50 Per playground at facility
Reinspection Fee $150 Per reinspection
Reinstatement Fee $75 Assess when annual renewal fee is not paid by due date
Service Charge for Permit Revision $10 Per request
Child Care Worker’s Permit $20 Three years from date of issuance
Swimming Pools (Public and Semi-Private)
Permit Type Current Fee Permit Validity
Application Fee/Plan Review Fee $300 Per Application
Operational Permit Prior to May 1st $200 One Year
Operational Permit After to May 1st $200 One Year
Year Round Permit $350 One Year
Pool Safety Inspections for Non-Operational Pools $200 One Year
Reinstatement Fee $75 Assessed when annual renewal fee is not paid by due date
Service Charge for Permit Revision $10 Per request
Reinspection Fee $150 Per additional follow-up inspection
Mobile and Temporaries
Permit Type Current Fee Permit Validity
Annual Mobile Food Unit – Full Service $450 One year from date of issuance
Annual Mobile Food Unit – Limited Service $350 One year from date of issuance
Temporary Mobile Food Unit $140 for First Day + $5 Per Additional Day Per MFU per event
Catering Vehicle Permit Fee $225 One year from date of issuance
Ice Cream Pushcart Permit Fee $300 One year from date of issuance
Remote (Off-Site) Inspection $50 Per MFU
Temporary for Profit Permit Fee $140 for First Day + $5 Per Additional Day Per booth, per event
Temporary Non-Profit Permit Fee $100 for First Day + $5 Per Additional Day Per booth, per event
Seasonal Market Permit Fee (15 to 180 days) $200 Per booth, per venue
Expedited Permit Review Fee
(Applying less than 10 days prior to event)
$25 Per vendor, per event
On-Site Sewage System
Permit Type Current Fee Permit Validity
Installation Permit/Application $250 Per Application
Repair Permit $150 Per Application
Real Estate Inspection Fee $125 Per Application
Vital Statistics
Permit Type Current Fee Permit Validity
Birth Certificates $23 Per Request
Death Certificates – 1st Copy with additional copies $21 for 1st Copy and $4 for each additional copy Per Request
Expedite Fee $5 Per Request