Event Registration License Application-

  • Must be received from the Event (coordinator, host, or responsible party putting on the event) a minimum of 60 days prior to the event.
  • An Event Registration is not required for an event having 10 or fewer temporary food vendors, a fair, or a farmers market

Single Event Temporary Food Establishment License Application-

  • Must be received at least 3 weekdays prior to the event for processing and approval. 
  • Valid for and operational period of no more than 14 consecutive days in conjunction with one event.


Annual Temporary Food Establishment License Application-

  • Annual license that is valid in the County for which it is issued. A separate license application must be submitted for each county where a vendor will operate a Temporary Food Establishment in conjunction with an event. 
  • Persons who operate simultaneously at more than one event within a county are required to have a separate license for each food stand.
  • ** Annual Temporary Food License Application not received, processed, and approved prior to operating will require a single event temporary food license until the annual license is approved and issued.

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Helpful Information and Guidelines

All License Applications must be filled out completely. Applications not filled out properly will be returned and will delay the processing and approval times.

  • A separate license must be applied for each location where production, sales or service take place.
  • Temporary Food Establishment licenses are non-transferable between locations or ownership.
  • Penalty fees will be assessed if the application is not received, processed, approved, and issued prior to the event.
  • The approved license will be mailed to the address provided.
  • The temporary food stand operator is responsible for bringing the license and displaying in the food stand within the public's site. 

ADLM Counties Environmental Public Health

PO Box 399, Moravia, IA 52571