Food Establishments

Food Establishments

You need a Food Establishment Permit if you have a business that stores, prepares, packages, serves, vends or provides food for human consumption. The includes businesses like restaurants, cafes, school or hospital cafeterias, grocery stores, to-go kiosks, and convenience stores.

In accordance with the changes made during the Texas 88th Legislative Session, state-certified food managers are longer required to complete a local registration with the City of Mansfield. Please note, food establishments are still required to have certified food manager(s) in accordance with Section 94.06 of the Code of Ordinances.

Food Service Employee Allergen Awareness

In accordance with S.B. 812, food establishments are required to post the Texas Department of State Health Services Food Service Employee Allergen Awareness educational poster. This poster can be downloaded here.

Application Process

Use the online forms below or download the PDF application and submit your form to Regulatory Compliance at 620 S. Wisteria St. Mansfield, TX 76063 or email the completed form to the department at Your application cannot be processed until payment has been submitted. Payment may be made by check or money order to the City of Mansfield, C/O Regulatory Compliance at the address listed above. If you would like to pay via an online payment link, please reach out the the Regulatory Compliance Coordinator at the email address above, or call (817) 728-3330. 

If you are applying for a permit renewal, a digital payment link may have already been sent to the contact information provided on your previous application, please check to ensure you have not already received it. Permit fees must be remitted to the office prior to or on the invoice due date. If you do not pay by the invoice due date, you may be subject to late fees or at risk of your permit being denied or suspended.

The application MUST be completed before Health Permit(s) are issued. Once the permit application fee has been paid and the permittee is in compliance with all applicable ordinances, a Health Permit placard will be issued to the email listed in the Applicant Information or can be picked up at 620 S. Wisteria St. Mansfield, TX 76063. Upon issuance, the Health Permit placard must be posted in public view.

Food Establishment Permit Application (PDF)

Food Establishment Permit Application Form