The Department of Environmental Health defines a "Temporary Food Facility" as a food facility operating out of temporary facilities approved by the enforcement officer at a fixed location for a period of time not to exceed 25 consecutive or nonconsecutive days in any 90-day period in conjunction with a community event.
Applications & Handouts for Temporary Event Sponsors and Food Booth Operators
Fee Exemption Forms For School Fundraisers, Non-Profit Charities, & Sole Proprietor Veterans
- Mobile Food Vending FREE Info-Sessions held every Monday at 10AM, starting Oct. 7th (10/1/13)
Looking for information on how to permit your Mobile Food Business with Alameda County Environmental Health? Starting on Oct. 7, 2013, we will be holding a free info-session at our office, every Monday (excluding County holidays) for those who have questions on where to begin. Info-sessions will begin at 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in room 106. Check in between 9:30-10AM at the 1st Floor Reception Desk at 1131 Harbor Bay Parkway, Alameda - Directions.
Temporary Events Contact Information
Alameda County Department of Environmental Health
1131 Harbor Bay Parkway, Alameda, CA, 94502-6577
For questions, please refer first to the FAQ page for both Mobile Food Facilites and/or Temporary Events.
For Sponsors and Vendors of Temporary Events and Food Truck Events:
For Farmers Market Vendor Questions:
For Service in Spanish (Para servicio en Espaņol) & General Questions:
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