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Temporary Food Establishment Permit

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New year, new fees.

Check out our 2020 fees for temporary food establishments and farmers markets. Pay the right fee to avoid a delayed permit.

Questions? Call (253) 798-4709 or email

Who needs a temporary food establishment?

You need a temporary food establishment permit to:

  • Sell, sample or give away food.
    • In 1 place.
    • For 1 public event (like a fair or festival).
    • Up to 21 days in a row. 

How do I apply?


Contact us at (253) 798-4709 or


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