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Mobile Food Vehicles

IT'S OFFICIAL-WE HAVE MOVED!!
City Sales Tax and Licensing offices are at our new location:
The Brenton Building-1136 Alpine Avenue,  1st Floor
Our phone numbers and mailing address of 
P.O. Box 791, Boulder CO 80306
will remain the same

 

Mobile Food Vehicle (MFV) Licensing Process

Please complete attached application, include other required attachments listed on the checklist of required documents, and include application fee. Mail to:
 
City of Boulder
Licensing Division
PO Box 791
Boulder, CO 80306
 
1.   Obtain a Colorado Retail Food Establishment License for your MFV
 
Boulder County Public Health Department
3450 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80304
303-441-1100
 
2.   You must fill out and turn in your completed sales tax license application with your MFV application to the licensing division, not separately.
 
3.   Mail or drop off to the City of Boulder Licensing Division: the entire, complete application and all required documents with a check for $248.00 made out to the City of Boulder for the mobile food vehicle application fee and a check for $25.00 made out to the City of Boulder for the sales tax license fee.
 
City of Boulder Licensing Division
Street address: 1136 Alpine Avenue, Boulder, CO 80304
Mailing address: P.O. Box 791, Boulder, CO 80306

Background

On April 26, 2011, Boulder City Council passed an ordinance allowing mobile food vehicles, under certain conditions, in some areas of the City of Boulder.  As of June 1, 2011, in order to legally operate a mobile food vehicle, you must apply for and receive a mobile food vehicle license from the City of Boulder licensing division.  Both the licensing and planning and development services departments will review and process applications for mobile food vehicles (MFVs).

How it Affects Your Business

Please see the main BRC section on Mobile Food Vehicles (and any other related sections) to understand how it affects your business: BRC 9-6-5 (d).

More Information

We expect the MFV licensing process to take approximately 4 weeks, from application to license issuance, for each applicant.  MFV licenses will be valid until Dec. 31st of the year issued.

To help us best serve all of our licensing customers, we request that you make an appointment if you need to meet with the licensing department in person.

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