Category Guidelines for Temporary Food Service Permits for the Will County Health Department.
The Will County Health Department temporary food permit fees and operational requirements are based upon risk, types of food, and extent of food preparation.
Please consult with the Will County Health Department prior to submitting fees to assist you in determining your proper category.
Below is a brief list of Temporary Permit Categories and Fees.
Permit Category and Description Examples of Food (not limited to) Permit Fee per event
LOW RISK - Prepackaged/Non - Potentially Hazardous Food $45 fee
• Prepackaged non-potentially hazardous foods
• Popcorn/kettle corn
• Cotton candy
• Frozen novelties (non-potentially hazardous)
• Prepared non-potentially hazardous drinks (ex: lemon shake-ups, frozen drinks)
MEDIUM RISK – $65 Fee
Cooking with Limited Preparation
• Hot Dogs
• Bratwurst and Sausage
• Pizza • Meats/sandwiches
• Chicken and other poultry
• Fried Foods
• Ice Cream
• Cut fruit/sliced cheese
HIGH RISK – $100
Smoking/Pig Roast (Long term cooking/ holding)
* HACCP plan required Or cooling/ reheating
• Pig Roast
• Smoked meats
• BBQ Beef/Pork/etc.
• Smoked Meats
• Cooled and Reheated Foods (ex. Spaghetti sauce, roasts, etc)
-A $10 late fee will be charged if vendor has not applied & paid for permit a minimum of 7 days prior to the event. -Non-profit organizations, schools, churches, and government units will be charged 50% of applicable fees. Late fees are not discounted.
You can go on our website www.peotonechamber.com to print a copy of the Will County Health Department Application and review the guidelines.