Food Safety

Program Description:

We regulate retail food establishments in Montrose and Ouray counties through an annual contract with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Our activities include inspections, plan reviews, complaint investigations, monthly food safety training classes, and other requested services. All our activities focus on the goal to reduce the incidence of food borne illness. If you suspect possible food borne illness, or to register any complaint,please contact us at (970) 252-5000.

Forms and Resources

Retail Food Establishment Blank Inspection Report
Retail Food Establishment License Application for Calendar Year 2013
Plan Review Requirements
New Retail Food Establishment Requirements
Colorado Retail Food Establishment Rules and Regulations
Colorado Food Protection Act
Colorado Cottage Foods Act
Colorado Raw Milk Law
Consumer Advisory Notification
Affidavit - Restriction on Public Benefits


Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment - Division of Environmental Health and Sustainability
Colorado Department of Revenue - Liquor Enforcement
Food Safety and Raw Milk (from CDC)
The Dangers of Raw Milk (from FDA)
Rocky Mountain Food Safety Conference