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Special Transitory Food Units (STFUs) and Mobile Food Establishments

Operators of licensed STFUs shall submit a notice of intent to operate to the local health department having jurisdiction at least four (4) business days before the event. A notice of intent form may be viewed and printed by clicking below.

STFU Notice of Intent to Operate

**!!It is up to you to know any further requirements of the city or township you will be serving in.  The County will not be held responsible if you are in violation of municipality rules or regulations!!***

Plans for a new STFU or Mobile Food Establishment shall be submitted to a local health department or to a regional MDA office for review and approval. Plans shall be submitted with completed paperwork as well as a proposed menu and equipment specifications.  Effective October 1, 2012, STFU’s must employ a full-time Certified Food Manager. An application for a new STFU or Mobile Food Establishment license shall be made at least 30 days before the pre-opening inspection. The applications and worksheets may be viewed and printed by clicking below.   A plan review manual is available to provide guidance with the paperwork. See Fee Schedule below for prices. Call 810-257-3603 or email EH-Food@gchd.us with any questions or to submit paperwork.