A mobile food unit is a vehicle-mounted food product establishment designed to be readily movable (including, but not limited to, catering trucks and pushcarts) from which food is distributed, sold, or served to an ultimate consumer.
Applicants wishing to submit for a mobile food unit plan review, an application for a new health permit, or a renewal of a mobile health permit, must first schedule an appointment with our office. Please call 214-670-1524 to schedule an appointment. Mobile permitting inspections are not conducted at the Consumer Health office. The permitting inspection will be scheduled at the mobile food units assigned commissary or vending location and will be conducted on Thursday's from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm.
For additional information, contact the Consumer Health Division between 8:00 am - 4:30 pm at (214) 670-8083.
Types of Mobile Food Units
Mobile Food Preparation Vehicle and Enclosed Trailer*
Defined as a commercially-manufactured,
motorized mobile food establishment in which ready-to-eat food is cooked, wrapped, packaged, processed, or portioned for service, sale, or distribution. *An enclosed food trailer that complies with the construction and operation standards for operating a mobile food preparation vehicle may be permitted as a mobile food preparation vehicle for the purpose of participating in an approved temporary event only. The event must be approved by the appropriate person or entity, as determined by the director.
|Grocery Truck/ Produce Truck/ Lunch Truck|
Catering & Ice Cream Vehicles
Hot Dog or Corn Cart (General Service Pushcart)
Ice Cream Pushcart (Limited Service Pushcart)|