FPLS Contact Us: Food, Pools, and Lodging Services (FPLS) - EH: Minnesota Department of Health

FPLS Contact Us
Food, Pools, and Lodging Services (FPLS)

The Food, Pools, and Lodging Services Section at the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has provided an online form for questions and concerns regarding MDH licensed establishments.

The Food, Pools, and Lodging Services Section at the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), along with locally delegated public health agencies, license the following types of businesses:

  • Bed & breakfast
  • Bunk house with camper cabins
  • Board and Lodging with special services
  • Campground
  • Food truck, food cart, or concession stand
  • Hotel or motel
  • Manufactured home park
  • Medical lodging
  • Public swimming pool or spa
  • Resorts
  • Restaurant and/or bar
  • School food service
  • Vacation home rental
  • Youth camp
  • Bakeries
  • Convenience stores
  • Grocery stores
  • Meat markets
  • Vending machines
  • Wholesale food manufacturing plants

To report this type of complaint see Minnesota Department of Agriculture Food Licenses.

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has a delegation agreement with some local health agencies (city, county) to provide licenses for food and beverage, pools and spas and lodging establishments in Minnesota. MDH is responsible for the remaining areas of the state.

The location (city or county) of the establishment determines which agency will provide the license. See Licensing Jurisdiction to find out which agency you will need to contact regarding your licensing concerns.

Submit questions and concerns

To submit your questions and concerns regarding MDH licensed establishments, select the Licensing Contact Us Form.

Licensing Contact Us Form

Report a complaint

To report a complaint on a MDH licensed establishment, select Online Complaint.

Online Complaint

To report a suspected foodborne or waterborne illness:

Food, Pools, and Lodging Services information

Mailing Address
Minnesota Department of Health
Environmental Health Division
Foods, Pools, and Lodging Services
PO Box 64975
St. Paul, MN 55164-0975

Contact Information
Phone: 651-201-4500
Toll Free: 1-800-383-9808
Fax: 651-201-4514

Greater Minnesota Offices

Updated Tuesday, 16-Aug-2022 11:39:02 CDT