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Exempt Food Premises Fact Sheet
Information to help clarify the status of churches, service clubs, and fraternal organizations.
Non-Inspected Premise Sign
Even though, churches, service clubs and fraternal organizations are exempt from complying with Ontario Food Premises Regulation 562, they are required to post in a prominent location a sign stating the premise is not inspected by public health. Click above to download the wording for these signs.
Notice of Intent to Operate a Food Premise
Ontario Public Health legislation requires anyone who
plans to operate a food premise to notify Public Health of their intention. Click the above link to download the form.
Portable Hand-Washing Station Information
How to set up a temporary hand-washing station for settings like fairs, midways or special events.
Smoking & Tobacco Sales for Special Events Factsheet
If you are planning a special event you are required to comply with the provisions of the Smoke Free Ontario Act. Click the above link for further information.
Special Events Notification Form
A Special Event is a large gathering where several vendors prepare and serve meals or portions of meals for large numbers of people who attend associated events. Examples of special events are the St. Thomas Iron Horse Festival, or Canfest in Port Stanley. If you plan to participate in such an event, click the links below for further information and the link above to download the necessary form.
Standards for Person(s) Responsible for Special Events
Guidelines for Workers at Special Events
Special Notification Form For a Small Fundraiser Barbeque
Small fundraiser barbecues are sometimes held on the sidewalk outside of a store or other place of business such as a retail store, a local nursery, or in a parking lot. Usually only one vendor prepares foods (precooked only) such as hot dogs, sausages or hamburgers that are purchased from an approved source. If you are planning to operate such a fundraiser, click the links below for further information and the link above to download the necessary form.
Standards for Person(s) Responsible for Fundraiser BBQ's
Guidelines for Workers at Fundraiser BBQ's