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Carla Williamson,
City Clerk
100 N 5th St
Leavenworth, KS 66048
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    (913) 651-7143
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Food Handler/Health Permits

Health Permit
The City of Leavenworth requires all food and drinking establishments, mobile food vendors and ice cream vendors to have a current health permit. To apply for a permit complete the application and return it to the City Clerk's Office along with the $100.00 permit fee.  The City accepts checks, cash, money orders, and credit cards. Staff will schedule an inspection for your establishment. Once you pass inspection, a health permit will be issued to your establishment.
Food Handler Requirements
The City of Leavenworth requires all employees who handle food to attend a food handler class. Register for the class at the City Clerk's Office.  The fee for the class is $10.00 due at the time of registration.  The City accepts checks, money orders, cash, and credit cards. Classes are held at 5:00 pm on the first Wednesday of each month at Fire Station No. 1 located on 20th Street Trafficway.
Contact the City Clerk's Office at 913-682-9201 for additional information.
Online Food Handler Permit

Food Handler classes are available online.  The 70-minute online course is fully audio-visual in English, Spanish, and Mandarin. After passing the online exam, you can print your City of Leavenworth Food Handler Permit.

Click here for more information and to get started.
Restaurant Checklist
This is a checklist of some of the requirements for setting up a new food service establishment.