Notice of Proposed New Ordinance and New Fees

Article XXII. - Mobile Food Vendors

In accordance with A.R.S. § 9-499.15, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT at a Regular Meeting of the Scottsdale City Council to be held in the City Hall Kiva Forum, 3939 North Drinkwater Boulevard, on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 5:00 PM, the City of Scottsdale will propose a new ordinance and new fees to regulate the operations of Mobile Food Vendors.

Residents, business owners, food truck operators, and other interested parties are invited to provide input on the city’s proposed mobile food vendor ordinance. A conceptual location map and graphic illustration are provided as references to the draft ordinance.  Please submit input and questions to [email protected].

Regulations are being proposed to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public by enacting reasonable regulation for mobile food vendors, their employees, agents, lessees or independent contractors by requiring compliance with standards for safety and security.

The main sections of the ordinance:

  1. Define who must be licensed
  2. Outline application procedures
  3. Define fingerprinting requirements
  4. Establish Fees
  5. Identify operational requirements
  6. Define parking requirements
  7. Outline process for possible penalties and license revocations

Download Full Text of the New Ordinance

Fee Schedule for Mobile Vendors Ordinance No. 4525
Fee Description Fee Amount Reason
Initial Application or Late Renewal $350 To cover the cost of license setup and processing, licenses and document mailing costs, staff time
Annual License Renewal Fee $50 To cover the cost of license processing, license mailing, staff time
City Fingerprint Fee $10 To cover the cost of fingerprinting supplies and staff time
State Fingerprint Processing Fee as set by the Arizona Department of Public Safety n/a n/a
Duplicate printed license $10 To cover the cost of staff time, paper, postage

Download Schedule of Proposed New Fees