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Home » All City Services » Permits & Licenses » Business » Mobile Ice Cream Vendor Permit
If you are interested in selling ice cream from a mobile vehicle, you must first obtain a City-issued Mobile Ice Cream vendor permit (mayoralty permit) and an occupational license. This guide will help you understand how to apply, and if you are approved, what general requirements you will need to abide by.
The application process begins with the City’s One Stop for licenses and permits, which is located on the 7th floor of City Hall (1300 Perdido Street). Along with a completed application, on forms provided by the City, you must also have all of the documents, certifications and inspections listed below. No application shall be processed until all required documentation is received. No applicant is guaranteed a Permit.
You will also need to obtain an occupational license, which allows you to do business in New Orleans, in addition to the Mobile Ice Cream vendor permit (mayoralty permit), in order to lawfully operate. Applying for and receiving this license is part of the permit application process; be sure that both items are included when you receive your permit.
Any driver of a Mobile Ice Cream vendor vehicle must possess a valid Louisiana Driver’s license, as required by State law, and any driver and employee of a truck must possess a City-issued employee I.D. card.
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