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Food Trucks

If a mobile food vendor would like to operate within the jurisdictional boundaries of the city of Las Vegas and/or participate in events within the city, the following requirements must be completed: 

Obtain a city of Las Vegas Mobile Food Vendor business license. 
Questions? Email Business Licensing at license@lasvegasnevada.gov or call 702.229.6281. 

Provide proof of compliance with Las Vegas Fire and Rescue. 
The truck or trailer must have passed a Fire and Life Safety Inspection within the past six months.  
Questions? Email Fire Prevention at LVFirePrevention@LasVegasNevada.gov or call 702.229.0366. 

Obtain a Southern Nevada Health District permit. 
A person desiring to operate a mobile food vehicle must submit a written application for a health permit. For more information visit the Southern Nevada Health District’s website. 
A Southern Nevada Health Department health card will be required for each operator. 
Questions? Email foodrev@snhd.org or call 702.759.1258. 

Obtain a Nevada State Liquid Propane System inspection. (If the vehicle carries and utilizes liquid propane onboard.) 
An approved and current, dated within the last 12 months, system inspection document from a certified Nevada State Liquid Propane System Inspector must be always carried onboard. 
For a list of inspectors, visit https://www.nvlpgasboard.com/licensing. 
For more information from the Nevada Board for the Regulation of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, visit https://www.nvlpgasboard.com/. 

City of Las Vegas Mobile Food Vending Opportunities 
Food Truck Thursdays (Special Event) 
Every other Thursday in the parking lot across from City Hall, we host a special event featuring food trucks. These events take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with about 100 customers. 
If you are interested in participating in these events, please email events@lasvegasnevada.gov. 
*Please note that all food trucks must meet all the requirements listed above to be considered. 

Mobile Food Truck Lottery
Our mobile food vendor lottery program provides a designated parking space for food trucks to do business downtown. We host a lottery every six months (January / July) for businesses to select a date to be in the space. Contact CLVFoodtruck@lasvegasnevada.gov for additional information.
*Please note that all food trucks must meet all the requirements listed above to be considered. 

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