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New or Annual Food & Beverage License
Description of License
A license is required for the operation of a food service establishment or a retail food store in City of Rock Island. Only a person who complies with the City of Rock Island Food and Beverage Ordinance and provisions set forth in the current Illinois Food Service Sanitation Code shall be issued or retain a license.

Additional Requirement for New Establishments & Stores
New food service establishments or retail food stores must also submit a Food and Beverage Plan Review Application and receive an inspection and approval from the Health Inspector prior to opening for business.

Cost of License

Facility Square Footage

License Fee

Under 2,000 square feet


2,000-3,000 square feet


Over 3,000 square feet


Apply for a License
Submit a completed Food and Beverage Permit Application to the City Health Inspector.

Inspection Division
1528 Third Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201
Ph: (309) 732-2910
Fx: (309) 732-2930

8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Monday, Wednesday,
Thursday & Friday

8:00 am - 3:00 pm