Chapter 19 Section 1

AUTHORITY AND PURPOSE.  This ordinance is adopted pursuant to authority provided by Wisconsin Statutes, including Sections 97.41 and 254.69 (2), which authorize local health departments to become the designated agent of the State Department of Health and Family Services (DHFS) and Department of Agriculture Trade & Consumer Protection (ATCP) for the purpose of issuing permits, making investigations or inspections and enforcing the applicable state administrative codes for the operations of certain establishments that serve food and establishments possessing Class A, Class B, or Class C alcohol beverage licenses (for sanitation and health purposes and not alcohol licensing purposes), and in making investigations and inspections of food vending machines, their operators, vending machine commissaries, and national lunch and breakfast program and establishing permit and inspection fees related to the inspections and issuance of such permits.  The local health department acting through the Environmental Health Consortium (as defined in this ordinance) will be required to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the DHFS regarding the powers and duties that it will be authorized to perform under the applicable statutes, this ordinance and the Memorandum of Understanding.

Phone: (414) 352-8213
River Hills, WI 53217
7650 N. Pheasant Lane