Media Release

 

Thursday, July 17, 2014
For Immediate Release

Contact: Diana Paul
Telephone: 229-6501

 

Registration For Food Truck Parking Space Lottery Now Open
Food Truck Operators Have Opportunity To Use Downtown Spaces

 

Food truck operators interested in having access to four parking spots in downtown Las Vegas on a rotating basis must register for a lottery by 5 p.m. on Monday, July 21. The lottery will take place on Thursday, July 24, at Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St., in the first-floor training room No. 4 at 9 a.m.

The city’s mobile food vendor pilot program provides designated parking spaces for food trucks to do business downtown. Registrations for the lottery will be accepted at the city of Las Vegas Parking Services Office, located at 500 S. Main St. Office hours are Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., and Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The drawing is restricted to companies currently licensed to operate mobile food vending trucks inside the Las Vegas city limits. Entries will be limited to one per company. There is a non-refundable fee of $50 per licensee to enter the lottery.  The mobile food vendor license is not a privileged license and can be obtained online at www.lasvegasnevada.gov/business or by contacting business licensing at (702) 229-6281.

Spaces available through the lottery include 200 Lewis Ave. in front of the Regional Justice Center; 335 Ogden Street at the corner of 4th Street and Ogden; 388 Promenade Place (for one food truck and one dessert truck in the city parking lot for Discovery Children’s Museum in Symphony Park); and the 1900 block of Goldring Avenue (for one food truck and one dessert truck near University Medical Center Trauma Center and the Children’s Hospital of Nevada).

For more information on the lottery, download the application packet or call (702) 229-6863.

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