Food Premises & Food Handling Requirements
Health Inspection Results
Results of past inspections & enforcement activities involving premises located in Hamilton.
Public health inspectors visit 3,200 premises in Hamilton every year. They check safe food handling practices outlined in the Ontario Food Premises Regulation.
Food premises are places that prepare and sell food including:
- Hospital and nursing home kitchens
- Fast food outlets
- Butcher shops
- Convenience stores
- Special events where food is served
You must have a Business License to operate a food premise in the City of Hamilton.