Food Service Establishments


Welcome to the food safety division of Schertz. We ensure that all food service establishments, mobile food units and temporary food vendors meet safe and sanitary requirements. 

Food Establishments include restaurants, convenience stores, bakeries, bars, day care centers, snack bars, mobile food units and temporary food vendors. Mobile Food Units also require a permit. All food establishments are required to renew annually and may be applied for at Schertz Police Department, located at 1400 Schertz Parkway, Building #6, Schertz, TX 78154. Submit the Food Establishment Permit Application prior to your expiration date. Permits cycle from October 1 - September 30 annually

New food establishment businesses must comply with the list of Certificate of Occupancy requirements prior to being issued a permit. A Certificate of Occupancy must be granted by the City of Schertz Development Services. 

Mobile Food Units require an inspection before permitting. To schedule an inspection, email . Mobile Food Units must comply with licensing requirements prior to permit issuance. Submit the Mobile Food Unit permit application at the time of inspection. A Schertz Fire Marshal inspection will be conducted in tandem. Mobile Food Units approved to operate within the City of Schertz must display the current permit in public view.