Temporary Food Permitting Process
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:
Private organization serving the public
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.