Health Compliance

City of McKinney Food Establishment Regulations Open Forum Discussions

The City of McKinney will host two open forum discussions about upcoming changes to the city's food establishment regulations. The forums will be Monday, July 15 at 9 a.m and Wednesday, July 17 at 6:30 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers, 222 N. Tennessee St.  The city's Health Compliance staff will present the changes to the food establishment regulations and fees, and answers questions.

Caring for McKinney's Food Service & Public Health Safety

Health Compliance manages the food service industry and public health issues, including public swimming pools.


Health Compliance does not conduct foster home or daycare inspections. See Links of Interest below for resources.


 Concerns Health Compliance Addresses


Improve Your Restaurant Score

Avoid these top three violations:

Food protection

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Steps to avoid violation food protection: 

  • Use separate containers to store each group: raw, cooked and ready-to-eat foods.
  • Use color-coded boards to avoid cross contamination 

Violation Code #9

246 total in 2018

Hand washing facilities

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Steps to avoid violation hand washing facilities: 

  • Keep pathway clear 
  • Must be for hand washing purposes only
  • Must have soap and paper towels ready
  • Must not store utensils, trash or food.

Violation Code #31

242 total in 2018

Food contact surfaces

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Steps to avoid violation food contact surfaces: 

The items below must be clean:

  • Cutting boards
  • Ice makers
  • Can openers

Tip – buy new cutting boards for quick fix

Violation Code #32

235 total in 2018