Temporary Event Food Licensing & Sanitation
Temporary Event Food License Applications are processed by the License Division of the City Clerk's office.
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
Links to resources needed to open a food business in Milwaukee.
Sanitation and licensing requirements for mobile food vendors (food carts/ trucks).
Licensing information for tattoo parlors and piercing shops along with health information for those who are considering or who have just recently gotten tattoos/piercings.
Information on the sale of food and licensing for farmers' market vendors.
Information for individuals and businesses on how to safely handle and cook food.
Information on getting certified as a Food Manager or renewing certification .
Sanitation and licensing requirements for temporary food vendors at events in Milwaukee.
Obtain a license for your weighing or measuring device operating in the city of Milwaukee.
Ordinance information for closing-out / going-out-of-business sales.
Requirements of the City of Milwaukee's Convenience Store Security Ordinance.
Permit requirements for bed and breakfast establishments.