Community Event and Swap Meet Organizer Health Permitting
What is this service?
This service allows you to apply for a permit to conduct a Community Event or Swap Meet Event including food service to the general public within San Luis Obispo County.
Who can use this service?
This service is available to sponsors and organizers intending to conduct a Community Event or Swap Meet Event including food service to the general public within San Luis Obispo County.
What is the process?
Step 1: Receive Approval to Conduct Community Event
The sponsor of a Community Event shall obtain all necessary permits from all applicable agencies in order to conduct business within San Luis Obispo County prior to seeking an event sponsor health permit from Environmental Health Services.
Step 2: Review Operational Requirements
Step 4: Verify Submission of all Food Vendor Booth Applications
An application submitted to Environmental Health Services for review and approval is also required for each Temporary Food Facility vendor planning to operate at the proposed Community Event. Vendor applications must be submitted a minimum of 14 days prior to the scheduled event.
Step 6: Await Approval From Inspector
It is unlawful to begin operation of a new Community Event or Temporary Food Facility without first receiving approval from an inspector in addition to a valid Health Permit to Operate.
The health inspector will review your completed application and sign off when approved. You will be notified when your application has been approved.
Is there a charge for this service?
Please refer to our Fee Schedule or contact our office at (805) 781-5544.
When and where is this service offered?
This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays.
Please visit us, email us, contact us, or call our office to begin the process.
Location, directions and hours of operation
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Environmental Health Division
2156 Sierra Way Suite B San Luis Obispo , CA 93401
Tel: (805) 781-5544
Fax: (805) 781-4211
Environmental Health Supervisors
Laurie Salo (805) 781-5552; [email protected]
- Body Art, Food Protection, Swimming Pools and Spas, and Vector Programs
Leslie Terry (805) 781-5553; [email protected]
- Beach Water Quality, Cross-Connection, Land Use, Small Public Water Systems and Water Well Programs
Aaron LaBarre (805) 781-5595; [email protected]
- Hazardous Materials (CUPA) Programs