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If you plan to sell, distribute, or store food (or alcohol) in the City of Grand Prairie, you must apply for the required permit(s). The Public Health and Environmental Quality Department processes the following types of food service permits:
Obtain an Alcohol Permit to sell, distribute, or store any intoxicating liquor, malt liquor, or other alcoholic beverages.
Apply for a Food Handler Certificate and complete a Food Handler Class for workers in the food industry.
Find a food handler class in English or Spanish and earn your Food Handlers Certificate.
Take the required Texas Department of State Health Services exam and apply for a Food Manager Certification.
Apply for a Garage Sale with Food Permit if you plan to serve food at a church or community garage sale (non-residential).
Apply for a Health Permit in order to operate a new or remodeled food establishment.
Review the requirements and apply for an Ice Cream Push Cart Permit.
Review the requirements and apply for an Itinerant Food Vendor Permit.
Review the requirements and apply for a Mobile Food Truck Permit.
Obtain a Special Event Permit and provide supporting documentation, including insurance coverage.
Apply for a Temporary Food Establishment Permit (in conjunction with a Special Event Permit) for food establishments in a fixed location for up to 14 days.
Learn about the guidelines for grease interceptors at food establishments that offer high-fat menu items.
AddressPublic Health & Environmental Quality
300 W Main St
Grand Prairie, TX 75050
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Garbage Collection Requirements for Businesses
Food Establishment Inspections
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City of Grand Prairie Code of Ordinances - Food and Food Establishments (Chapter 13, Article II)