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.
Temporary Event Information Brochure (pdf)
Guidelines for Safe Food Handling (pdf)