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A license that enables an individual representing an eligible organization or organization to host, sponsor, or coordinate a temporary event with more than 10 food vendors (except fairs, as defined in Iowa Code Section 174.1, and farmers markets).
Contact Information
Department of Inspections & Appeals
Lucas State Office Building, Third Floor
321 E 12th Street
Des Moines IA, 50319(map)
Food and Consumer Safety LicensingFCS-licensing@dia.iowa.gov
P: (515) 281-6538
F: (515) 281-3291

License Details

Code Citation
Iowa Code Chapter 137F
Who Applies
An individual representing a nonprofit or other eligible organization, or an organization wishing to host, sponsor or coordinate a temporary event with more than 10 food vendors that is not a fair or farmers market.
When To Apply
Application must be submitted at least 60 days prior to the event.
Initial Requirements
The application must contain all required information before the license is issued.
License is valid for the duration of the event, not to exceed 14 days.
Processing Time
60 days.
Fee Structure
License: $50
Renewal Requirements
Does not apply.
Does not apply.
Additional Information
Online applications are preferred, and are processed faster than paper applications.
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