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Temporary Event Food Licensing & Sanitation

Event Licensing

Temporary Event Food License Applications are processed by the License Division of the City Clerk's office. Click for applications

Important Requirements for Operating a Food Service at a Temporary Event

Questions regarding festival food service should be directed to Health Department Consumer Environmental Health Staff at 414-286-3674, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Events in Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Department of Public Works has an online calendar of events in Milwaukee.

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Consumer Environmental Health Information and Licensing

Bed and Breakfast Establishments

Permit requirements for bed and breakfast establishments.

Convenience Store Security

Requirements of the City of Milwaukee's Convenience Store Security Ordinance.

Farmers' Markets Food Licensing & Sanitation

Information on the sale of food and licensing for farmers' market vendors.

Food Safety for Businesses

Signs, fact sheets and links to state and local food codes.

Food Safety for Individuals

Information for individuals and businesses on how to safely handle and cook food.

Mobile Food Establishments

Sanitation and licensing requirements for mobile food vendors (food carts/ trucks).

Opening a Food Business

Links to resources needed to open a food business in Milwaukee.

Tattoos & Body Piercing

Licensing information for tattoo parlors and piercing shops along with health information for those who are considering or who have just recently gotten tattoos/health/piercings.

Temporary Event Food Licensing & Sanitation

Sanitation and licensing requirements for temporary food vendors at events in Milwaukee.

Weights and Measures Licensing

Obtain a license for your weighing or measuring device operating in the city of Milwaukee.