Fort Worth Permitting Guidelines

Click the button below to be directed to the city website for full instructions and requirements on permitting a food truck or trailer. 

Just the Basics

Listed below are a few items that need to be considered for a permit from the City of Fort Worth. These are not the only items that are needed. Please click on the button above to be directed to the city website for full instructions and requirements. 

Commissary 

An approved and notarized commissary note is required for permitting. The truck or trailer must report daily to a commissary where it is stored, serviced, cleaned, and washed. The commissary also properly disposes of liquid waste and supplies potable water. It also provides a place for the trucks or trailers to be parked overnight. Please see City of Fort Worth link for further details. 

Plan Review

Please refer to City of Fort Worth link for all design and equipment requirements. 

Application

  • Plan Review Fee -        $65.00   (1 time fee)

  • Health Permit Fee -      $285.00 (Annual)

  • Employee Fee -            $5.00     (Per Employee)

Other Items

  • Current Drivers License

  • Sales Tax Permit

  • Written Agreement of the property owner where vending including restroom access

  • Registered Food Service Manager Certificate

  • Food Handlers Card for each employee