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Assisted Living Facility (ALF)

Environmental Health

Department of Health Inspections for Group Care Facilities

Assisted Living Facility Inspection


An Assisted Living Facility requires a health department group care inspection.
Submit the following:
2.  Facility Floor Plan
3.  Inspection Fee
If the Assisted Living Facility has more than 10 beds, a health department food sanitation permit is required.  This permit is an annual requirement.
If the Assisted Living Facility has a WATER WELL or IN-GROUND SEPTIC SYSTEM, additional steps are required:
Water Well:  requires a Health Department Drinking Water Permit.  Call (813) 307-8059 to speak to a drinking water specialist.
On-Site Septic System:  requires written approval from the Department of Health. Call (813) 307-8059 to speak to a septic system specialist.
All documentation and fees must be submitted to:
Florida Department of Health - Hillsborough County Office of Environmental Health
1105 E Kennedy Blvd
Tampa,  Florida 33602