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A Temporary Food Service Permit...

  • is $50 per event
  • is good for a period not to exceed 14 consecutive days
  • is either EXEMPT (nonprofit-no fee) or NONEXEMPT ($50 fee)
  • is required for ALL temporary public events where food is sold (including exempt)

*ATTENTION* Restaurants/food establishments with a current City of Richardson health permit operate under their existing permit and are exempt from paying the $50 temporary permit fee and should submit the exempt form when participating in a temporary event.

You can apply   1) online (exempt & nonexempt),   2)  via USPS, or   3)  in person. 


online app with payment temp

            online app exempt temp         printable pdf temporary 

Temporary Event Information Brochure  (pdf)

Guidelines for Safe Food Handling (pdf)

Last updated: 4/20/2015 2:18:03 PM