Food Service

Annual Food Service Establishments

2020 Annual Food Service Permits expire December 31, 2020
2021 Annual Food Service Applications are due by December 15 2020 at 7:00 pm to the Board of Health office.

  • Annual food service applications submitted later than 7:00 pm on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 will be subject to the $25 late fee on top of any permitting fees.
  • Permits can be submitted during Town Hall Hours (Monday & Thursday 9 am- 12 noon, Tuesday 2-7 pm, Wednesday 1-4:30 pm), by mail, or in the drop box outside Town Hall anytime.

Application for annual permit: Food Service Establishments
Annual application for all restaurants, food retails, caterers, and temporary food service based in Wenham.

For new food service establishments: Food Service Establishment Plan Review Application

Temporary Food Service Permits

Event permits: Temporary Food Service Application (includes vendors and food trucks) 
All applicants MUST submit application and fee 30 days prior to the event.

Event Coordinator's checklist (for multi-vendor events)
Must be submitted by the event planner or coordinator for multi-vendor events (festivals, fairs, etc.) at least 30 days prior to the event. Please include a list of all vendors who will be attending the event. Multi-day events must submit a checklist for each specific day of the event.

Caterer's Notification: Please include copies of your home municipality Food Service permit; servsafes certificates; menu for the event; copy of liability insurance; copy of worker's compensation insurance. Must be submitted at least 30 days prior to event.

Seasonal Food Service Permits 

Seasonal Food Service Permits:
For those vendors who plan on doing multiple events (3 or more) during any given four month period, please submit a Season Food Service permit.

All Food Service Permits 

All food service permits can be emailed to or mailed to:

Town of Wenham
Attn: BOH
138 Main Street,
Wenham, MA 01984

The current Board of Health fee schedule can be found here.

TOWN offices open

Request In Person Appointment

contact town hall

Staff Directory

Phone  978-468-5520

Fax  978-468-8014
138 Main Street
Wenham, MA  01984

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