FOOD PERMIT CATEGORIES

The following are the only types of Food Permits that can be issued:

Restaurant/Tavern/Bar or Caterer/Commissary Kitchens.  Permanent facility.
CLICK HERE for an application for this type of facility.

Grocery/Bakery/Food Mart/Convenient Store.  Permanent facility.
CLICK HERE for an application for this type of facility.

Mobile Food Unit.  Travels from site to site selling food from a vehicle or cart and that must return to a commissary, restaurant, of licensed food establishment to be serviced, cleaned, storage of food, and restocking after each days use.
CLICK HERE for a list of requirements for mobile food units.
CLICK HERE for an application for this type of facility.

Temporary Food Facility.  Operates for a period of no more than fourteen (14) days in conjunction with a single event or celebration.  No temporary food facility may be licensed or operated except in conjunction with a transitory special event.  These temporary facilities must comply with all state and local Permit requirements.  Examples of Temporary Food Events:

      • Festivals, Carnivals, Church and School Events.
      • Circuses, Rodeos, Street Fairs and Restaurant Food Shows.
      • Youth Sporting events, and Holiday Celebrations.

CLICK HERE for a list of requirements for temporary food booths.
CLICK HERE for an application for this type of facility.

Vending Machines for Perishable Food.  Requires refrigeration and beverages dispensed in cups.  All prepackaged non-perishable foods are exempt from permit.
CLICK HERE for an application for this type of facility.

Snow cone, shaved ice, other seasonal food operations, and farmer’s markets.
CLICK HERE for an application for this type of facility.

 

Last updated: 12/8/2015 2:03:02 PM
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