Annual Renewal of Health Department Permits
Please use the below information as a guide to help you renew your existing Health Department permit. This information is only a guide; please refer to your facility invoice and renewal notice for specific information regarding your facility.
Visit alexandriava.gov/40656 for additional information about health permits.
Hotels, Motels, and Bed & Breakfasts
The annual renewal fee for this type of facility is $40 per permit. All checks or money orders must be made payable to the "Alexandria Health Department" and should be sent to 4480 King Street with a completed application. Please do not combine this payment with any food or pool payments made. VISA or MasterCard payments can be made in person or by calling 703.746.4910.
The annual Acknowledgement of Operational Limitation form will now be completed during your facility’s next routine inspection. In addition, bed bug information and resources can be provided at that time by request.
The annual renewal fee for this facility type can vary, but the payment and a completed application must be returned to 4480 King Street by the due date. Facilities that have not renewed by January 14, 2012 will be charged a $25 late fee.
In general, restaurants, carry outs, caterers, and other similar facilities have a renewal fee of $90 per permit, while some state-run institutions or schools have a renewal fee of $40 per permit. Both facility types must make all checks or money orders payable to the "Alexandria Health Department."
Convenience stores, grocery departments, and other similar facilities have an annual renewal fee of $95 per permit, with all checks or money orders made payable to the "City of Alexandria.” Please follow the instructions on the invoice to be certain how much is due.
Mobile food vendors must submit additional documents.
For more information about food facilities in general, visit alexandriava.gov/FoodSafety
Year Round Aquatic Facilities
The annual permit renewal fee for a pool or spa operating year round is $700. All checks or money orders must be made payable to the "City of Alexandria.” All payments should be sent to 4480 King Street with a completed application and a recent electrical inspection. Please do not combine this payment with food or hotel permit payments.
For more information about aquatic facilities, visit alexandriava.gov/AquaticHealth
Pool Management Companies
The annual license fee for a pool management company is $25. All checks or money orders must be made payable to the "City of Alexandria" and should be sent to 4480 King Street. To update any billing or contact information, please complete and return an updated application. Please do not combine your license payment with any other pool or spa payments made.
The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reduced its permit fee for some food, hotel, and bed & breakfast facilities. Refer to your facility’s invoice in the renewal packet for more information on how this change may affect you. Not all food facilities will see a decrease in the cost of the permit. Pool and pool management fees remain unchanged..