Special Event Food Sales (Giveaway) License
A license for an individual or organization distributing food products at no charge. Food operations are restricted to the items, food preparation methods, and equipment that have been submitted with the application and approved by the director. Any change in the menu items, food preparation methods, and/or equipment require approval by the director prior to the give-away. This license shall be valid for only one give-away that shall not exceed three (3) consecutive days.
See the Guidelines for Temporary Food Operations
and Special Event (Temporary) Food Review and License Application
page for additional information. If you have questions, contact DSI at (651) 266-8989, or email the DSI Message Center
See Chapter 331A
of the Saint Paul Legislative Code for information about special event food sales.
You must submit the following:
Applications received less than seven (7) business days prior to the first day of the event shall incur a late fee equal to fifty (50) percent of the license fee.
This license requires inspection approval from Environmental Health [Ph: (651) 266-8989].
|Late fee (if applying 7 business days or less days before the event)
50% of License Fee
The late and/or emergency fees are in addition to the license fee. Cash payment is required if applying less than eight days before the event.
A Special Event Food Sales (Giveaway) License is valid only for the date(s) of the specific event and shall be valid for only one give-away that shall not exceed three (3) consecutive days.