Zoning: Zoning districts that allow an eating and drinking use. (MU-,AC-, IC or Planned Developments a compatible FLU designation)
Hours of Operation: 6 a.m. – midnight
- 2 times per week, per site, 6 a.m.– midnight
- 2 times per year if school, religious institution, etc., is in residential zoning (R-) zoning
- Permanent placement requires Planning Division approval.
Setbacks: All mobile food vendors must be setback a minimum of 5-ft from any public rights-of-way, and 50-ft. from residential zoning districts (R-1, R-2, etc.).
Improved Surface: All mobile food vendors must locate on an improved parking surface and on an improved property that is not vacant (i.e. vending shall be accessory to an operating principal use).
State License: All mobile food vendors must obtain the required state license prior to obtaining a business tax receipt from the City of Orlando.
Business Tax Receipt: Subsequent to the City of Orlando’s business tax receipt, vendors must obtain a business tax receipt from Orange County.
Pedestrian Circulation: All mobile food vendors may not disrupt the pedestrian circulation, vehicular ingress and egress from a property, or landscaped areas of the property.
Parking Access: Mobile food vendors may not block access to required parking for the development on which the property they are operating.
Alcohol Sales: No alcohol is allowed to be sold from mobile food vendors.
Signs: No additional signage is allowed on a development site for mobile food vendors.
Trash: Mobile food vendors are required to provide trash receptacles for their operation (minimum 48-gallon size), and provide proper disposal of trash and waste associated with their operation. A minimum of one trash can must be provided; but, more may be needed to adequately serve their operation. Recycling containers shall also be provided for any containers that are recyclable.
Cleanliness: Vendors must keep clean the subject property where they operate, including rights of ways within 25-ft of the subject property of their operation. This includes grease, trash, paper, cups, cans and any other items associated with the vending operation.
Outdoor Storage: All operations shall be contained within the approved vending vehicle approved by the state.
Noise: No amplified music, speakers or other noise is allowed as part of the operation.
Styrofoam Ban: Styrofoam cups or packaging, single use straws, and single use plastic bags are prohibited for use by vendors operating on city properties, parks and rights-of-way, consistent with emerging city policy.
Revocation: If at any time the state revokes or suspends food vendor’s license, or the license expires, any approval or authorization by the city under this program is revoked or suspended immediately.