North Central Health District


Houston County Food Services Program


The Environmental Health Section permits facilities and conducts quarterly Food Service inspections. The EH Section also provides education, investigates complaints, and assists the Epidemiology Section with Food-borne Illness Investigations. Environmental Health Specialists operate under the auspices of the Georgia Rules and Regulations governing Food Service, Chapter 290-5-14.

Houston County Food Code
Georgia Rules & Regulations for Food Service
Houston County Food Services Scores
Food Educational Materials in Languages Other than the English Language

Information for Permitted Food Service Facilities:

Information for Non-Profit & Temporary Food Service Vendors:

Additional Information:

Contact Information:

If you have any questions concerning any food related topics, please contact us at 478-218-2020, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. excluding state holidays.

  • Liza Joiner, Program Assistant, Food Program,
  • Bert Tilton, Environmental Health Specialist II, Food Team Lead Inspector for Houston County and FDA Food Standard Trainer for the North Central Health District,
  • Sharon Pettit, Environmental Health Specialist III, REHS, School Food Service Program Lead
  • Cheryl Parker, Environmental Health Specialist III,
  • Karen Sanders, Environmental Health Specialist III, RS,