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The number one question food crafters, chefs and dynamic cooks ask when they are bitten by the food truck bug is Can I start a food truck in my town? The answer to this question can be a complex, depending on where you live. First, anytime folks have to inquire about government rules and regulations regarding how to start a business…

The number one question food crafters, chefs and dynamic cooks ask when they are bitten by the food truck bug is Can I start a food truck in my town? The answer to this question can be a complex, depending on where you live. First, anytime folks have to inquire about government rules and regulations regarding how to start a business there is often frustration and anxiety involved.Today food truck regulations are changing at neck snapping speeds. Food trucks are most common in major cities, urban areas and not so popular in more rural areas. As food trucks move into the mainstream the regulations surrounding street food will change. The primary goal of all government agencies overseeing food trucks is to make sure the rules and regulations focus on food safety, keeping the public safe from foodborne illness and making sure all governance surrounding mobile foods production is enforced.

What do you need to do to start a mobile food truck?

  • Learn about your local laws
  • Learn what type of truck is allowed and what type of equipment it must have based on the food you are producing
  • Learn about the vending locations available to you
  • Learn what permits and licenses are needed
  • Learn about your local health codes
  • Learn about your local health inspections
  • Learn about the type of liability insurance you will need (include auto and business licenses)
  • Create a business plan (developing a business plan will prevent you from spending unnessarily)

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