Temporary (Event) Food Service

Temporary Food Service Permit

You will need a Temporary Food Service permit if you will be operating any type of food preparation or serving in Mansfield for less than fourteen (14) days. A temporary food service permit is valid for one (1) physical location in Mansfield, whether or not your operation is mobile. This permit is for vendors that want a permit to operate at a special event, like a festival, fundraiser, or other event or celebration.

PLEASE NOTE: You are required to receive a valid Fire Inspection Permit prior to applying for a Temporary Food Service Permit if you have a Mobile Food Vehicle/Truck. (Click here to access the form)

*If your temporary food service establishment will be operating out of a TENT or stationary BOOTH, you are required to have a five (5) pound ABC Fire Extinguisher.

Click here to download our Temp Event Information Packet

Presione aquí para descargar la Información de Eventos Temporales

Application Process

Use the online forms below or download the PDF application and submit your form to Regulatory Compliance at 620 S. Wisteria St. Mansfield, TX 76063 or email the completed form to the department at regulatory.compliance@mansfieldtexas.gov. Your application cannot be processed until payment has been submitted. Payment may be made by check or money order to the City of Mansfield, C/O Regulatory Compliance at the address listed above. If you would like to pay via an online payment link, please reach out the the Regulatory Compliance Coordinator at the email address above, or call (817) 728-3330. 

If you are applying for a permit renewal, a digital payment link may have already been sent to the contact information provided on your previous application, please check to ensure you have not already received it. Permit fees must be remitted to the office prior to or on the invoice due date. If you do not pay by the invoice due date, you may be subject to late fees or at risk of your permit being denied or suspended.

The application MUST be completed before Health Permit(s) are issued. Once the permit application fee has been paid and the permittee is in compliance with all applicable ordinances, a Health Permit placard will be issued to the email listed in the Applicant Information or can be picked up at 620 S. Wisteria St. Mansfield, TX 76063. Upon issuance, the Health Permit placard must be posted in public view.

Temporary Event Food Service Permit Application (PDF)

Temporary Event Food Service Establishment Requirements (PDF)

Temporary / Event Food Service Permit Application Form