To get a mobile food vendor permit for the City of Austin and contracted local cities, or for Travis County, you’ll need to read a few documents and applications.

The Permit Application

Mobile food vendor operational permit application (PDF, 125 KB) 

Fire Safety Guidelines and Forms

Travis County Fire Marshal mobile food vendor checklist (PDF, 213 KB)

Travis County Fire Marshal electrical compliance affidavit (Word document, 152 KB)

City of Austin Fire Department mobile food vending checklist (PDF, 267 KB)

Propane system inspection report (PDF, 511 KB) 

If You Need To Renew Your Permit

We recommend you begin the renewal process 45 days before the expiration date. Renewing early doesn’t cost you, but renewing late does.