Food Permit (Temporary)

Please complete the following Temporary Food Permit Application for all temporary food vending within the City of Helotes. 
This is a City of Helotes application and should only be submitted if the project is located within the City of Helotes jurisdiction. Applicants are responsible for verifying if an address is located within the City. Find the property on the Bexar County Appraisal District's website at to confirm permitting jurisdiction before submitting this application. Refunds will not be given for applications submitted that are outside of the City of Helotes jurisdiction. The applicant should also ensure that all information provided on the application is correct before submitting it. Applications can take up to 10 business days to process. 
*Note: Nonprofit organizations should contact the Development Services Department directly for assistance prior to completing this online application. 
(Foods prepared in a private home are not permitted.)

I certify, that as the person responsible for this food establishment, I am responsible for the safe handling and preparation of foods sold to the public during the event and will adhere to the Requirements for Temporary Food Establishments below.

The Helotes Festival Association grounds’ water system is not an approved public water system and cannot be used for drinking or preparing any foods. 

I acknowledge that the form above is only an application.  Receipt of the application and payment should not be interpreted as a receipt of a permit or permit number.

I acknowledge that this application may take up to 10 business days to process, and that the City of Helotes Development Service Dept. will contact me regarding any permit, permit number, or permissions granted for this application.

Click here for temporary food establishment requirements within the City of Helotes.

Development Services

Michael Gallardo
Development Services Coordinator
Phone: 210-695-5901

Nicole Mayfield
Development Services Specialist
Phone: 210-695-5947

Abigail Izquierdo
Permit Technician
Phone: 210-695-5914

Hours of Operation
8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Closed Wednesdays