Consumer Health

​Consumer Health Division

Contactless Permitting Process 

Effective May 20, 2020, the Consumer Health Division will use a contactless permitting process which requires all customers to make an appointment to visit the office at 7901 Goforth Road, Dallas, Texas 75238 to secure a food permit. 

  • Customers must upload supporting documents when scheduling appointment. 

  • Failure to provide all required documents will result in the appointment request being cancelled and customer will need to schedule a new appointment. 

  • For a list of required documents, please see list below.

All fees must be paid on the day of the appointment.  Fees may be paid by:

  • Check or money order made out to City of Dallas – Consumer Health

  • Credit or debit card

  • We do not accept cash or American Express.

Please follow link to schedule an appointment:

Neighborhood Market


Food vendors operating at an approved Neighborhood Market are required to obtain a vendor permit. If one of the following is provided.

  • Open food items that are larger than a bite-sized sample.
  • Food items that require temperature control for safety (TCS).  TCS foods must be maintained cold or hot for food safety

Vendors offering only whole, uncut produce that does not require refrigeration do not need a neighborhood market vendor permit. Also, vendors that provide a bite-sized sample of a Non – TCS food item do not require a permit.

For additional information, contact the Consumer Health Division between 8:00 am - 4:30 pm at (214) 670-8083.

​Forms & Fees

Neighborhood Market Guidelines

Temporary Special Event  Food Application 

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To submit an application, the following are needed:

  1. Completed temporary event application – no more than six time/ temperature control for safety foods per booth
  2. Valid government-issued photo ID
  3. Copy of invitation letter to operate at the farmers market
  4. Copy of last inspection and health permit OR a copy of manufacturer's license (vendors that do not have their own licensed kitchen must also provide a permission letter from the owner of the kitchen where they are preparing their food).


    Annual Neighborhood Market Fees
    1. A non-refundable fee is required of $100.00 per year for a farmer's market permit.


For additional information, contact the Consumer Health Division between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm Monday thru Friday at (214) 670-8083 or visit the office at: 7901 Goforth Rd, Dallas, Texas 75238.