Pay Fees

Fees for licenses, license renewals and other environmental health services can be paid in-person. Or create an account to pay your fees online at https://myhealthdepartment.com/acph/.  

If you have questions regarding your annual invoice, call 303-795-HLTH (4584). If you need to update ownership or contact information, complete the appropriate form as described on the How to Open a Business page.

Body Art Fees

Fee TypeUnit of ActivityFee
Body Art—License/ Annual Inspection Annual,Per License $345 
Body Art—Temporary Event Inspection Per Hour $60 

Child Care Fees

Fee TypeUnit of ActivityFee
Child Care—Partial Day ≤ 4 hours  Per Inspection$190  
Child Care—Full Day > 4 hours / > 24 hour facilities  Per Inspection  $255 

Land Use Fees

Fee TypeUnit of ActivityFee
Land Use Plan Review—Level One  Per Plan Review$150 
Land Use Plan Review—Level Two  Per Plan Review  $210 
Land Use Plan Review—Level Three  Per Plan Review$360
Land Use Plan Review—Level Four   Per Plan Review$750

Retail Food Fees

Fee TypeUnit of ActivityFee
Retail Food—Special Events License Annual, Per License $165  
Retail Food—Special Event Plan Review Application (2-15 vendors) Per Event  $100 
Retail Food—Special Event Plan Review Application (16+ vendors) Per Event$200
Retail Food—Special Event Plan Review Late Fee  Per Late Application<$50
Retail Food—Special Event Inspection (per inspector)  Per Hour$60
Retail Food—Education, 2-Hour In-Service Training  Per Training$120
Retail Food—No fee License (K-12 schools, non-profit)  
Annual, Per License
$0
Retail FoodLicense, Limited Food Service (convenience, other)***  
Annual, Per License
$270
Retail Food—License, Restaurant, Seating 0–100***  
Annual, Per License
$385
Retail Food—License, Restaurant, Seating 101–200***   
Annual, Per License
$430
Retail Food—License, Restaurant, Seating >200***  
Annual, Per License
$465
Retail Food—License, Grocery Store (0–15,000 sq.ft.)***   
Annual, Per License
$195
Retail Food—License, Grocery Store (>15,000 sq.ft.)***  
Annual, Per License
$353
Retail Food—License, Grocery Store w/deli (0–15,000 sq.ft.)***   
Annual, Per License
$375
Retail Food—License, Grocery Store w/deli (>15,000 sq.ft.)***  
Annual, Per License
$715
Retail Food—License, Mobile Unit (prepackaged, non-PHF)***   
Annual, Per License
$270
Retail Food—License, Mobile Unit (full food service)***   
Annual, Per License
$385
Retail Food—License, Oil and Gas Temporary***   
Annual, Per License
$855
Retail Food—Change of Ownership or Site Evaluation (Initial Inspection)  
Per Inspection
$75
Retail Food—Change of Ownership or Site Evaluation (Additional Inspections) 
Per Hour
$60
Retail Food—Plan Review Application   
Per Plan Review
$100
Retail Food—Plan Review and Pre-opening Inspection (Not to exceed $580)   
Per Hour
$60
Retail Food—Equipment Review Application  
Per Review
$100
Retail Food—Equipment Review and Inspection (Not to exceed $500) 
Per Hour 
$60
Retail Food—HACCP Plan, Written (Not to exceed $100)   
Per Hour
$60
Retail Food—HACCP Plan, On-site Evaluation (Not to exceed $400) 
Per Hour 
$60
Retail Food—Penalty Assessment, Late License Renewal (Failure to Pay)   
Per Assessment
$250 to $1,000
Retail Food—Penalty Assessment, Enforcement 
Per Assessment 
$250 to $1,000

On-site Wastewater Fees

Fee TypeUnit of ActivityFee
On-Site Waste Water—New Permit  Per Permit + $23.00** $1,120 
On-Site Waste Water—Major Repair or Expansion   
Permit Per Permit + $23.00** $740
On-Site Waste Water—Minor Repair   
Per Permit + $23.00**
$415
On-Site Waste Water—Use Permit Application Fee 
Per Permit 
$85
On-Site Waste Water—Variance Request (New/Repair Permit)  
Hourly 
$70
On-Site Waste Water—New/Repair Permit Renewal  
Per Permit
$50
On-Site Waste Water—Re-Inspection   
Per Inspection
$120
On-Site Waste Water—Plan Review per additional hour (first hour free)  
Per Plan Review
$60
On-Site Waste Water—Installers' and Cleaners' License—New/Renewal Annual, Per License
$35

All Other Fees

Fee TypeUnit of ActivityFee
Methamphetamine—Number of New Reports of Meth Labs  Per Case$310 
Environmental Health Hourly Services*  Per Hour $60 
Plan Review Application—All Facility Types Except Food  Per Plan Review$120
Recreational Water—Pool/Spa/Spray Pool—Per Filtration System Annual Inspection$175

* Hourly fees apply to Environmental Health program services such as consulting, site assessments, change of ownership inspections, training, and environmental record reviews. 

** The Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) Water Quality Division to assess a fee of $23 for each authorized new and repair on-site waste water permit; $20 is transmitted to CDPHE and $3 retained by Arapahoe County Public Health to cover administrative costs.

*** $43.00 of each retail food license fee collected is sent to the State Treasurer for the food protection cash fund.

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