Temporary Food Events

If the temporary public vendor provides anything other than whole, whole, uncut fresh fruits and vegetables, unprocessed honey, pure maple products, a TEMPORARY FOOD PERMIT IS REQUIRED.

Temporary food permit requirements:

  • Completed temporary permit application
  • Within the application, please list any items that will be sold.
    •  Copy of valid food permit from municipality the establishment is based in, if not from the Town of Lexington
  • If the establishment already has a food establishment permit with the Town of Lexington’s Health Department, they must STILL APPLY for a temporary food permit.
  • Copy of most recent inspection report from municipality the establishment is based in, if not from the Town of Lexington
  • Copy of Food Handler Manager certificate (ServSafe)
  • Copy of Allergen Awareness certificate (Allergen Awareness)
  • An inspection will be conducted the day of the event.
  • The above are guidelines and do not replace 105 CMR 590 and the FDA Food Code 2013.