The NYC Health Department is releasing permits for mobile food vendors to operate Green Carts and Seasonal food carts and trucks.
Green Cart (Fresh Fruits and Vegetables) Permits
Allow vending of fresh fruits and vegetables, including prepackaged sliced and cut fruits and vegetables, bottled drinking water, and plain nuts in designated areas.
For more information on Green Cart permits, visit www.nyc.gov/greencarts
Seasonal (Temporary) Permits
Allow mobile food vending throughout New York City in designated areas allowed by existing regulations from April 1 to October 31.
How to Apply
To apply for a Green Cart or Seasonal permit, you need to apply to get on a waiting list first. This waiting list application period will be open from February 7, 2022 through April 30, 2022. The “Green Cart or Seasonal Permit Waiting List Application Form,” the instructions for the form and their translations are available online at www.nyc.gov/health/mobilefood or call 311 and ask to have the form mailed to you.
Application Form: Green Cart or Seasonal Permit Waiting List Application Form (nyc.gov)
Waiting List Application Deadline
Waiting list applications must be submitted by email or postmarked by mail by April 30, 2022.
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