Food Code

New Food Code Effective January 1, 2017

The City of Jefferson passed a new food code effective January 1, 2017.  The Jefferson City, Missouri 2017 Food Code is based on the Missouri Food Code for the Food Establishments of the State of Missouri published in 2013.

 To review the City of Jefferson, Missouri 2017 Food Code, click on the link below.

City of Jefferson, Missouri 2017 Food Code

Please review Chapter 28 of the City of Jefferson Municipal Code to determine a food establishments annual inspection fee. Inspection fees are based on a public health priority assessment work sheet.  Below you will find links to these documents.

Jefferson City Municipal Code Chapter 28

Public Health Priority Assessment Worksheet

The most significant changes from the previous food code to the City of Jefferson, Missouri 2017 Food Code are listed below:

Significant changes from previous food code to new food code


Questions may be submitted to jcplanning@jeffcitymo.org or by calling the Department of Planning and Protective Services Environmental Health Division at 573-634-6410.