General Envirommental Fees

Sec. 48-81. - Food establishment permit and certification fees.
There shall be charged the following fees for permits, certifications, and inspections by the Wichita Falls/Wichita County Local Public Health District under chapter 26, article IV, Food and food vendors and establishments:

(a)
Permits: (New fees effective Oct 1, 2015) (PDF list click here)

(1)
Process 1 (low to moderate risk): $200.00.
(2)
Process 2 (high risk): $225.00.
(3)
Process 3 (very high risk): $300.00.
(4)
Temporary events: $30.00 for non-profit event; $50.00 for for-profit event.
(5)
An additional permitting fee of $125.00 will be charged to a food establishment for each of the following activities at the establishment:

(A)
Meat market.
(B)
Catering.
(C)
Bakery.
(D)
Snack bar.
(E)
Fish market.
(F)
Commissary.
(6)
Seasonal permits: $175.00
(7)
Non-profit organizations which are exempt from federal tax liability under 26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3) are exempt from permit fees, unless consideration is charged for the food served.

(b)Certifications:
(1)
Frozen dessert establishment certification, including training for one employee: $150.00.
(2)
Frozen dessert operator certification for additional employees: $20.00 for each employee valid for two years.
(3)
Non-profit organizations which are exempt from federal tax liability under 26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3) are exempt from certification fees, unless consideration is charged for the food served.
(c)
Food handler's training certificate:
(1)
Food handler training certificate: $20.00.
(2)
Replacement food handler's training certificates (lost card): $5.00.
(Ord. No. 54-2011, § 1, 9-20-2011)
(d) Re-inspection fees:
  • Each inspection: $75.00
  • Soft-serve sample fee: $25.00
(e) Plan review fees
  • New construction: $150.00
  • Extensive remodel that requires construction: $100.00
  • Concept change that requires change of equipment: $100.00
  • Each requested site visit: $50.00
Sec. 48-82. - Fees for ambulance franchises and permits.
There shall be charged the following fees for ambulance franchise applications, franchises, and annual permits issued by the City of Wichita Falls under chapter 42, Emergency services:

(a)
Initial franchise application fee: $500.00.
(b)
Annual franchise fee: $100.00.
(c)
Annual permit fee per ambulance: $100.00.
(Ord. No. 54-2011, § 1, 9-20-2011)

Sec. 48-83. - Foster home and day care inspection fees.
(a)
Foster home inspection fee: $50.00.
(b)
Day care inspection fee: $100.00.
(Ord. No. 54-2011, § 1, 9-20-2011)

Sec. 48-84. - Public and semi-public water-related activities.
(a)
Swimming pool permits: $200.00 per pool per year.
(b)
Manager of operation: $50.00 per manager per year.
(Ord. No. 54-2011, § 1, 9-20-2011)

Sec. 48-85. - Late fee.
Late charge for renewal of expired division 1 permits: $25.00 for every month expired.
(Ord. No. 54-2011, § 1, 9-20-2011)

Sec. 48-86. - Body art fees.
(a)
Annual body art establishment permit fee: $600.00.
(b)
Initial annual body art operator license fee: $500.00
(c)
Renewal annual body art operator license fee: $100.00.
(d)
Initial testing fee: $100.00, which covers two attempts to pass the examination, and which amount will be credited toward the initial annual body art operator license fee.
(e)
Additional attempts to pass the examination: $50.00, which will not be credited toward any license or permit fees.
(f)
Apprenticeship fee: $100.00.
(g)
Temporary tattoo artist fee: $100.00.
(Ord. No. 11-2012, § 2, 3-6-2012)

Vacuum Trucks: $150.00

On-Site Sewage Fees (OSSF):

Existing, Wichita County: $150.00

Existing, Clay & Archer County: $150.00

Final Inspection Wichita Co.: $250.00

Final Inspection Clay & Archer Co.: $250.00

Final Inspection ATU Wichita Co.: $275.00

Final Inspection ATU Clay & Archer Co.: $275.00

Lodging fees:

1-10 Rooms: $100.00

11-25 Rooms: $125.00

26-50 Rooms: $150.00

51-75 Rooms: $200.00

76-100 Rooms: $225.00

101-150 Rooms: $250.00

151-200 Rooms: $300.00

201+ Rooms: $350.00