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Mobile Vending

Mobile Vending applications are now available for food and merchandise vendors.

Educational Materials

Food Vendor- English, Spanish, Chinese

Merchandise Vendor - English, Spanish, Chinese

Apply for a Permit

Mobile Vending Applications are now available! To vend food or merchandise from the public right of way, private property, or city-owned property you must obtain a Special Activity Mobile Vending Permit.

Mobile Vending Application

Additional Resources

Fire Prevention Bureau Intake Request form for Mobile Vendors (trucks, carts and trailers)

Sample of Certificate of Insurance and Endorsement Page

Case Study on Advancing Equitable Vending at Lake Merritt

Feed the Hunger Fund - Loan and Grant Opportunities/ Feed the Hunger Fund - Oportunidades de préstamos y subvenciones

Map of Allowable Vending Areas

2022 Resource Guide for Mobile Vendors

Guía de Recursos 2022 Para Proveedores Móviles

Fact Sheet - Food Truck Safety - Hoja De Datos - Seguridad Del Camión De Comida

Need Information on obtaining an Alameda County Health Permit? Click here for more information

Need information on obtaining a City of Oakland Business Tax Certificate? Click here for more information.

Need to schedule a fire inspection with the Fire Prevention Bureau? Please complete the In-Take Form and email to: FPBreceptionist@oaklandca.gov
 

Interested in vending on City-Owned Property? Click here for more information.

For vending opportunities click here.


Contact

Economic & Workforce Development
Special Activity Permits

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