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Obtain a city of Las Vegas Mobile Food Vendor business license 

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.


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/

Mobile food vendors who need repairs, maintenance or equipment to pass an inspection may qualify to take part in the city of Las Vegas Mobile Vendor Safety Grant Program. Click here to learn more.

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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