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A Food Truck Permit is required for all mobile food vendors in the City of Richardson.  In addition, all mobile food vendors must submit a solicitors permit application to the Police Department AFTER passing their Health Department inspection.

The annual permit fee for mobile food vendors are as follows:

     Prepackaged Foods (NO food preparation)         $200.00
     Hot Trucks/Food Preparation  $350.00


Inspections are made by appointment, call (972) 744-4077 to schedule an appointment to have your truck inspected.  You must bring the following to your appointment:

  • permit application
  • completed commissary approval form, and
  • your itinerary/list of stops in the City of Richardson

Please note that mobile food vendors:

  • are NOT ALLOWED in City parks (requires written authorization from Parks & Recreation)
  • are limited to 15 minutes per stop if not on private property or at a food truck park

The City of Richardson does not allow trailers, push carts, or stand alone kiosks.

Last updated: 3/10/2016 9:04:37 AM