The mission of the Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department (HHSD) is to work in partnership with the community to promote health, safety and well being.
Permits are required for temporary food services at Public Assemblies. Refer to the Health and Human Services checklist for specific information and requirements or call 512-978-0300.
If plans are to sell/give away packaged beverages (including alcohol) without opening the container a permit is not required from the Health and Human Services Department. If the beverage package/container is opened a permit is required. Use the Health and Human Services checklist.
If plans are to sell/give away prepackaged foods that are non-potentially hazardous i.e., foods that do not require time and temperature controls, and the package or container is not opened, a permit is not required. All others will require a permit. Use the Health and Human Services checklist
For additional information on Food Preparation Regulation, see Food Handler information.