Food Establishment Permit

Food Establishment Permit Application


Any establishment who wishes to sale pre-packaged foods or prepare food must first obtain a food establishment permit.  

Examples of pre-packaged foods may include:

  • Cans of soda
  • Bags of chips
  • Bottled water 
  • Candy bars

Examples of prepared food may include:

  • Fountain drinks
  • Anything cooked or heated
  • Any food item with a broken or without a manufacturer's sealed package
  • Cup of ice 


The city adopts by reference as part of its food establishment regulations the provisions set forth in Title 25, Chapter 229, Sections 161 - 171, and Sections 173 - 175 of the Texas Administrative Code, as amended.  These regulations constitute the minimum requisites for any food establishment within the corporate limits of the city.