The Food Protection Program is responsible for all retail food service facility licensing and retail food service facility 

 inspections in Caroline County. 


 All Food Facility Plan reviews for new facility construction or existing facility remodeling must be submitted to this 

 office for review and approval prior to construction. 


 Temporary Food Events: 14 consecutive days or less. Must submit an application to this office for a

Temporary Food Service Facility Permit.


 Temporary Food Permit applications must be submitted at least 3 (three) weeks prior to the event.



COMAR 10.15.03. - Regulations Governing Food Service Facilities


Below: Click on underlined words to open the document or page.




 Bake Sale Forms & Labeling Requirements



 Food Service Facility Signage


 Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point Plan (HACCP)



 Guidance Documents


 Petting Zoo Documents & Information (courtesy of our National Public Health Partners)


 Training & Other Resources

Cottage Food Guidance & Labeling Requirements

Food Recalls

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) prohibits discrimination in the delivery of services on the basis of race, sex, age, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion or belief, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic testing, and mental and/or physical disability.


See MDH service-nondiscrimination policy 01.02.01 which can be found at

Human Trafficking Resources

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TTY: 711


24 Substance Abuse Resources

Md Crisis Hotline: 1-800-422-0009

Text "IWIK" to  71441 

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