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Mobile Food Units & Pushcarts

The City of Bowling Green has adopted Ordinance BG2019-50 regulating Mobile Food Units and Pushcarts on public rights-of-way. If you wish to conduct business on public rights-of-way as described in Ordinance BG2019-50, a permit will be required.

Mobile Food Unit/Pushcart Application (Packet)

Included in this packet is:

  • Introductory Letter
  • Ordinance
  • Application
  • Checklist of items needed to submit with permit application
  • Acknowledgement letter regarding generator decibel level
  • Compliance Statement regarding intent to conduct business on private property or other non-public rights-of-way.
  • BGFD Code Compliance Guideline
  • NFPA Food Truck Safety Tips
With approval of permit application, a color coded pre-numbered sticker for the calendar year will be issued and must be affixed to Mobile Food Unit or Pushcart in a publically visible location.
If you do not wish to apply for a Mobile Food Unit/Pushcart permit, please review, sign, and return the compliance statement on intent to conduct business on private property or other non-public rights-of-way.

For inquiries, please contact the City of Bowing Green Office of Occupational License at 270-393-3000 or email questions to revenue@bgky.org.

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