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Brant County Health Unit Special Event Checklist and On-Site Requirements

On-site Requirements

Please check all of the following that apply.

Hand Washing

Note: All hand washing items must be on-site and set-up for use during the entire event

Water Supply

Note: All water must be from approved sources (municipal, bottled, ect.).

Equipment Washing

Surface Sanitizer (i.e. bleach)


Note: Monitoring thermometers are required for all refrigeration units.

Hot Holding

Note: Monitoring thermometers are required for all hot holding temperatures.

Staff Headgear (to confine hair)

Displayed Foods

Note: All food cooking and preparation area must be behind counters away from public access or protected with sneeze guards.

Food booth areas must be enclosed on all sides to prevent public access (e.g. tables with skirting to floor or fencing)


Note: Flooring cannot be grass, gravel, dirt, carpet, or anything similar.

Overhead Covering


Garbage Removal

The role of the Brant County Health Unit is to ensure the safety of the public at all special events with respect to food served and prepared. Requirements fall under the Brant County Health Unit “Special Event Guidelines” and the “Ontario Food Premise Regulation” (O.R. 562) under the Health Protection and Promotion Act.

It is the responsibly of the food vendor/operator to comply with all regulations, guidelines, and any other requirements set out by the Brant County Health Unit to ensure public safety is met.

Personal information on this form is collected under the authority of Chapter 350 of the City of Brantford Municipal Code and will be used to contact vendors regarding their Marketplace Vendor Application for the 2019 Canada Day Celebration. Questions about this collection should be directed to the (519) 756-1500 ext.5523

City of Brantford
Brantford Parks and Recreation
1 Sherwood Drive
Brantford, ON N3T 1N3 
Telephone: 519-756-1500 ext. 5523