Jim, i would advise you to contact your county Health dept before getting your hopes up.
A home catering permit???
Have never heard of such a thing, state people sometimes have the habit of telling you what you want to hear.....check with your locals as their the ones doing the inspections.
Otherwise, congrats my brother, you are well on your way!
Pitmaster @ Lockharts BBQ
I cook the best brisket north of Dallas. Get over it.
Northern midwest director for OBR