Food Establishment Requirements

New Establishments

Below are documents you can view that will provide additional information on opening a food establishment in the City of New Braunfels. 
  • Plan Review Notes - This document provides information the Health & Food Safety Division requires before a restaurant is allowed to open in the City of New Braunfels.
  • Mobile / Vendor Food Establishment Checklist - This checklist provides a list of requirements necessary for the approval of a Mobile Food Vendor, or a 8 month Food Establishment Vendor.

Number of Employees


Type I - 1-3 


Type II - 4-6


Type III - 7-10


Type IV - 11-20


Type V - 21 and above


The above annual fees are for restaurants, catering facilities,
bakeries, and mobile catering.

For additional questions please contact our office.

Each renewal application that is submitted or postmarked on or after January 1 of each calendar year will be considered late and shall be subject to an additional $65 fee before a permit will be issued.