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Gilbert Business License Renewal for Mobile Food Vendor

The renewal fee for a Mobile Food Vendor business license is $55.   The primary contact for applications submitted online will be contacted within 1-2 business days to make a credit card payment over the phone.  All fees are non-refundable.

Standard processing time is 7-10 business days.  The Town of Gilbert has a maximum of 30 days to process business license applications.

Incomplete applications or those received without the required supplemental information will not be processed.

Is this a renewal for a Mobile Food Vending License? A new Mobile Food Vending License is required if you have never applied for one before in the Town or Gilbert or for a change in ownership.

Do not continue - please apply for a new Mobile Food Vending License Application

 

The following documents must be attached to the application prior to being submitted.  Please have them available prior to proceeding with the application.  

These documents are required each year.  Failure to include all documents will delay processing

  1. Photo(s) of vehicle being used, including the license plate

  2. Copy of valid Arizona driver’s license or other government issued ID for business owner(s).

  3. Copy of vehicle liability insurance: bodily injury, $100K per person, bodily injury, $300K per accident; property damage, $25K per accident

  4. If selling food: copy of County Permit

Business Information

Business Mailing Address

Primary Contact Information - this is the individual who will receive the business license and the renewal notification.

Primary Contact Name

Vehicle Information

Will There be any type of cooking or heating conducted?

Is a fire suppression system in place?

Town of Gilbert's Good Neighbor Principles

The Town of Gilbert is known as a clean, safe and vibrant community. As Gilbert gains national recognition for being a wonderful place to live and work, these Good Neighbor Principles will enhance the efforts to bring family activities to the community.  The Town encourages everyone to be a good neighbor in keeping Gilbert clean, safe, vibrant and respecting public and private property, while adding to the current mix of businesses. The Good Neighbor Principles include:

1.)        Keeping Gilbert a safe place.

2.)        Keeping Gilbert clean and well maintained.

3.)        Respecting public and private property.

4.)        Manage potential impacts to adjacent or nearby establishments and residents such as noise, lighting, parking, and trash.

5.)        Being accountable, available, and responsive, as reasonable, to community comments and concerns.

I will comply with the Town’s Good Neighbor Principles above.

Mobile Food Vending operations shall adhere to the signage regulations specified under “Temporary Uses and Special Events”, per Section 4.402Y of the Gilbert Land Development Code – Signage Regulations:

Temporary Uses and Special Event Signs

Temporary uses and special events listed in section 4.5012 Temporary Uses, located in the Commercial, Heritage Village Center, Office, Employment, Gateway and Public Facility/ Institutional Zoning Districts shall be permitted up to three (3) on-site banner signs and up to four (4) off-premise traffic directional signs, subject to the following regulations:

  1. On-Site Banner Signs. Three banner signs, each no greater than 40 square feet in area may be placed on the site of the temporary use or special event.

  2. Off-Premise Traffic Directional Signs. Up to four (4) off-premise traffic directional signs are permitted, subject to the following regulations:

    1. Type/Size. A-Frame Signs no greater than 31 inches in width and 45 inches in height.

    2. Display. Signs shall be displayed up to 24 hours in advance of the event and on the day(s) the event is permitted to take place.

    3. Location. Signs may be placed in the right-of way subject to Traffic Engineer and Zoning Administrator approval to ensure signage does not interfere with traffic safety and pedestrian circulation or on private property with written permission of the property owner.

I will adhere to the signage requirements specified under “Temporary Uses and special Events”, per Section 4.402Y of the Gilbert Land Development code – Signage Regulations.

I acknowledgement that if I operate on any unpaved surface the surface must meet the requirements of Municipal Code Sections 30-62 and 30-63.

Reminder!

The following documents are required and must be attached to the application:

  1. Photo(s) of vehicle being used, including the license plate

  2. Copy of valid Arizona driver’s license or other government issued ID for business owner(s).

  3. Copy of vehicle liability insurance: bodily injury, $100K per person, bodily injury, $300K per accident; property damage, $25K per accident

  4. If selling food: copy of County Permit

Uploaded Files

APPLICANT RIGHTS

The Town wishes to notify all applicants of certain rights the applicant has related to the issuance of a license.

Arizona Revised Statues, Chapter 7, Article 4

9-834. Prohibited acts by municipalities and employees; enforcement; notice

A. A municipality shall not base a licensing decision in whole or in part on a licensing requirement or condition that is not specifically authorized by statute, rule, ordinance or code. A general grant of authority does not constitute a basis for imposing a licensing requirement or condition unless the authority specifically authorizes the requirement or condition.

B. Unless specifically authorized, a municipality shall avoid duplication of other laws that do not enhance regulatory clarity and shall avoid dual permitting to the maximum extent practicable.

C. This section does not prohibit municipal flexibility to issue licenses or adopt ordinances or codes.

D. A municipality shall not request or initiate discussions with a person about waiving that person's rights.

E. This section may be enforced in a private civil action and relief may be awarded against a municipality. The court may award reasonable attorney fees, damages and all fees associated with the license application to a party that prevails in an action against a municipality for a violation of this section.

F. A municipal employee may not intentionally or knowingly violate this section. A violation of this section is cause for disciplinary action or dismissal pursuant to the municipality's adopted personnel policy.

G. This section does not abrogate the immunity provided by section 12-820.01 or 12-820.02.

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