Mobile Food Vendor Permit

Per city ordinance, a mobile food vendor is a self-contained, licenses, motorized vehicle, that is temporarily stored on a privately owned lot where food items are cooked, processed, or portioned for service, sales and are sold to the general public.

  • All mobile food vendors must be located on a parcel, which is appropriately zoned for commercial development.
  • Mobile food units shall provide the city with a copy of written permission for the property owner on an annual basis to allow the operation of a mobile food unit and to all the mobile food unit and their customer to access a commercially plumbed public restroom on-site.
  • A mobile food vendor shall submit a site plan depicting the location of the mobile food vendor on the property; shall secure a current mobile food unit permit; and supply food handler cards from Tarrant County, providing copies of these documents to the city.