You need a mobile food and refreshment licence in order to operate a refreshment vehicle or stand within the Town of Orangeville. This includes, but is not limited to, a chip truck, food cart, ice cream bicycle, ice cream truck, mobile lunch truck and any mobile food and refreshment stand.

Apply for a licence

Please complete the Application for Mobile Food Vendor's Licence with the corresponding fee and submit it to Town Hall:

87 Broadway
Orangeville, ON
L9W 1K1

You need to renew your mobile food licence each year.

Application details

Please include the following information and documentation with your application:

  • name, address and phone number
  • type of business
  • list of food items you will sell
  • location
  • appropriate licence fee
  • $2,000,000 certificate of Insurance naming the Town of Orangeville as an additional insured
  • Inspections and sign-off by Orangeville Fire and the Public Health Unit
  • Letter of permission to operate on private property, as applicable

Fees

Mobile food vendor licensing fees

Type of food vendor

Duration

Resident fee per vehicle

Non-resident fee per vehicle

Chip truck

Yearly

$500

$600

Food cart

Yearly

$500

$600

Ice cream bicycle

Yearly

$100

$120

Ice cream truck

Yearly

$500

$600

Mobile lunch truck

Yearly

$500

$600

Refreshment stand

Yearly

$500

$600

Special event food vendor

Per event

$120

$144

Administration fee -

Special fundraising events only

Per event

$25

$25

Rules and regulations

Review the Mobile Food Vendor's By-law [link to Mobile Food Vendor's By-law] for full details on how to operate a refreshment vehicle. For example, you must:

  • only operate a refreshment vehicle in CBD, C1, C2, C3 and M1 zones as outlined in the Zoning By-law
  • have liability insurance for $2 million and name the Town of Orangeville as an additional insured
  • have your mobile vendor licence available at all times for inspection
  • keep the refreshment vehicle clean and sanitary and meet all public health requirements
  • ensure all food is wrapped and sold in single-serve packages or disposable containers and napkins are provided for customers
  • provide a garbage receptacle that can hold all waste generated by the refreshment vehicle or stand, and remove the garbage receptacle before leaving