Food Truck Information

Rules for Mobile Food Service Vendors/Food Trucks 

Effective May 9, 2022

  • All FFOOD TRUCK INFORMATIONood Trucks or other Mobile Food Service Vendors shall hold a valid City of Concord Food Service License and peddler license while operating within City limits.
  • Food Trucks or other Mobile Food Service Vendors shall only operate in non-residentially zoned neighborhoods. 
  • Allowable hours of operation for Food Trucks or other Mobile Food Service Vendors shall be from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. unless otherwise specified by the Health and Licensing Officer. 
  • All Food Trucks or other Mobile Food Service Vendors shall be staffed with at least one member who holds a ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification, or other ANSI certified course, per FDA Food Code requirements.
  • If occupying a parking space or otherwise operating independently of a licensed special event, Food Trucks or other Mobile Food Service Vendors may only park in legal parallel parking spaces and shall serve to the sidewalk. 
  • Food Trucks or other Mobile Food Service Vendors wishing to operate in a metered or time-limited parallel parking space shall be required to secure a parking encumbrance permit from the Police Department and shall display such permit in their vehicle throughout the duration of their operations in the space. 
  • Food Trucks or other Mobile Food Service Vendors shall be fully self-contained, and shall not rely on an external generator to operate their facility nor idle their vehicles for longer than 5 minutes. 
  • The City reserves the right to limit the number of Food Trucks and parking spaces at which Food Trucks and Mobile Food Service Vendors are permitted. 
  • Food Truck or Mobile Food Service Vendors shall be subject to applicable City fees. 
  • All Food Trucks or other Mobile Food Service Vendors shall comply with all applicable City of Concord Code of Ordinances.
  • The City reserves the authority to amend or modify these rules at any point. 
  • Any questions, contact Brian Santiago, Health & Licensing Officer, BSantiago@concordnh.gov or (603) 230-3638.

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