Temporary Food Establishment

Temporary Food Establishment

Temporary Food Permitting Process
(517) 546-9858
What is a Temporary Food Establishment?
 
A food establishment:  where food is served from the same location for a temporary time frame, not to exceed 14 consecutive days.
Examples include a hot dog booth at a fair, and is any place where  food is processed, stored, prepared, served, or offered for sale.  It can include, but is not limited to, the following:  
 
Mobile restaurant
Rental hall
Private organization serving the public
Catering kitchen

If you need to know if a temporary food license is required for your event, please call the Environmental Health Division at (517) 546-9858.
 
An application for a temporary food service establishment shall be made at least five (5) working days in advance of the proposed first day of operation.