Maricopa County Environmental Services Department
Environmental Health Division Permitting Services Program
1645 E. Roosevelt St Phoenix, AZ 85006
Phone: (602) 506-6872
1. Fill out and submit your application .
2. Our office will review the application and coordinate an onsite inspection.
3. Once qualified for a permit, pay permit fees (online, in person, over the phone, fax, or by mail).
Please provide location as well as type of machine. Please upload to the cloud drive (instructions below) if file size exceeds 20MB.
Please provide menu(s). Please upload to the cloud drive (instructions below) if file size exceeds 20MB.
Please provide current letters for all the variations of machines. Please upload to the cloud drive (instructions below) if file size exceeds 20MB.
Please provide equipment cut sheets for all vending machines. Please upload to the cloud drive (instructions below) if file size exceeds 20MB.
If you are providing water vending machines, please provide water sampling results annually for all water and ice vending machines. Please upload to the cloud drive (instructions below) if file size exceeds 20MB.
Deliver hard copy to the Department if not able to attach here or in the cloud drive (instructions provided below). Please provide the layout and plumbing/finish schedule for all projects involving construction/review. Please be advised that the documents must be legible to avoid delays in the review process.
Please use this link to upload files for plan review (layout).
Please ensure you follow instructions to ensure application is processed and reviewed without delay.
A county shall not base a licensing decision on whole or in part on a licensing requirement or condition that is not specifically authorized by statute, rule, ordinance or delegation agreement. A general grant of authority does not constitute a basis for imposing a licensing requirement or condition unless the authority specifically authorizes the requirement or condition.
Unless specifically authorized, a county shall avoid duplication of other laws that do not enhance regulatory clarity and shall avoid dual permitting to the maximum extent practicable.
This section does not prohibit county flexibility to issue licenses or adopt ordinances or codes.
A county shall not request or initiate discussions with a person about waiving that person's rights.
THIS SECTION MAY BE ENFORCED IN A PRIVATE CIVIL ACTION AND RELIEF MAY BE AWARDED AGAINST A COUNTY. THE COURT MAY AWARD REASONABLE ATTORNEY FEES, DAMAGES AND ALL FEES ASSOCIATED WITH THE LICENSE APPLICATION TO A PARTY THAT PREVAILS IN AN ACTION AGAINST A COUNTY FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION.
A COUNTY EMPLOYEE MAY NOT INTENTIONALLY OR KNOWINGLY VIOLATE THIS SECTION. A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION IS CAUSE FOR DISCIPINARY ACTION OR DISMISSAL PURSUANT TO THE COUNTY'S ADOPTED PERSONNEL POLICY.
THIS SECTION DOES NOT ABROGATE THE IMMUNITY PROVIDED BY SECTION 12-820.1 OR 12-820.02.
A “grandfather” clause or provision is not provided for in Maricopa County Environmental Health Code. All establishments under new ownership, newly built, or remodeled shall meet current construction, equipment, facility, and operational regulations as adopted and provided for in the Maricopa County Environmental Health Code, guidelines, and procedures, and policy statements. A permit shall not be issued to a facility for which a permit is required, and shall not be allowed to operate until the applicant demonstrates to the Department full compliance with applicable provisions of the Maricopa County Environmental Health Code. Any construction, alteration, or addition shall be made in accordance with specifications approved by the Department. The owner, operator, or authorized agent shall certify in writing that the establishment will comply with these regulations. On-site inspections of the facilities and premises with equipment in place and operating will be necessary to determine compliance with the Maricopa County Environmental Health Code.
Pursuant to A.R.S. § 41-1009, the Department may enter your establishment to conduct inspections. You have the right to receive a copy of the Department's inspection report at the time of the inspection, within thirty (30) days after the inspection, or as otherwise provided by federal law. I agree that the Department may send me a copy of its inspection report by e-mail or by facsimile transmission to the e-mail or fax number provided under the Business Ownership Information provided above. It is the responsibility of the permit holder to update the Department if there is a change in contact information.
I hereby certify that the above information is correct, agree to comply with the Maricopa County Environmental Health Code, agree to allow the regulatory authority access to the establishment as specified under § 8-402.11 and to the records specified under §§ 3-203.12 and 5-205.13 and Subparagraph 8-201.14(D)(6), and I fully understand that any deviation from the above without prior permission from the Maricopa County Environmental Services Department may nullify final approval. By checking the check box and typing your name you have digitally signed this application.
Arizona law, A.R.S. § 11-1605(I), allows Maricopa County Environmental Services Department (MCESD) and the applicant for a license to mutually agree to extend the plan review time frame by 50 percent of the substantive time frame and overall time frame. MCESD will agree to any applicant's request for an 50 percent extension of the substantive review time frame and overall time frame when box is checked and signed below.
By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.
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