Temporary Food and Drink Concessions

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Temporary food events can range from small charity hotdog sales, to large scale food service over several days. This section will guide you through the process of determining what requirements you will need to meet and approval processes if required.


Community Events or Charity BBQ’s

If you are planning a community event such as a fundraising BBQ you may be exempt from licensing, but only if you meet the following requirements:

  1. Menu must be limited to hot dogs, precooked smokies/sausages and/or commercially prepared pre-cooked hamburgers;
  2. The Temporary Event Guidelines For Community Groups must be followed; and
  3. All events must be registered with Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region by filling in theRegistration Form for Community Events and submitting by email toenvironmentalhealth@rqhealth.ca.

Temporary Events

If your event has more than one Food Vendor present, the organizer should read the Organizer Package found below and follow all instructions to gain approval for your event and Temporary Licensing for your Food Vendors. The organizer should fill in and submit the Organizer Application form found in the package at least 30 days in advance of the Event.

All Vendors attending a Temporary Event with two or more Food Vendors should read the Vendor package found below and submit all paperwork to the organizer of the event at least 14 days in advance of the event to allow time for Environmental Health to review applications and issue Temporary Licenses.

If you are the only Vendor attending an event please read the Vendor Package and submit all paperwork to Environmental Public Health Directly at least 14 days prior to the event.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the application/approval process or the requirements for the events please contact a Public Health Inspector at 306-766-7755.

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