INSPECTION APPOINTMENT NEEDED
All permitting inspections for food trucks (MFF) are conducted by appointment only. Please call 916-875-8440 to schedule an appointment.
Please see the link below for information about scheduling and preparing
for a food truck inspection.
Food Truck Inspection Appointment Information - Link (English)
Food Truck Inspection Appointment Information - Link (Spanish)
Food Truck Inspection Appointment Information - Link (Vietnamese)
The phrase "Mobile Food Truck" or “Mobile Food Facility” refers to several different types of vehicles that food is sold from. Some examples include:
- food trucks
- ice cream trucks
- hot dog carts
- produce trucks
- frozen meat sales trucks
- sandwich trucks
All Mobile Food Facilities (MFF) are required to have a valid permit sticker at all times for the county where food is being sold.
To obtain a permit, the vehicle must meet
applicable California Retail Food Code requirements commencing with section
114294, submit a commissary verification form, complete an application, pay the annual permit fee, and pass an inspection.
must pass inspection every year to maintain a current permit sticker.
Please Note: Vehicles that do not pass on the first inspection may be required to pay a reinspection fee for additional inspections.
To apply for a permit or find out more information, please contact EMD at (916) 875-8440.
Mobile Food Facility Plan Review
NEW: Effective July 1, 2021 all Mobile Food Facilities (MFF) applying for a new
category (D) permit with the County of Sacramento must either show proof that they
have been previously permitted in another county within the State of California or
submit a complete set of plans to our department for review and approval prior to the
issuance of the permit.
NOTE: For new construction or major remodel of existing Mobile Food Facility, the
MFF owner/operator shall submit a complete set of plans to our department for review
and approval prior to beginning the construction or remodel.
• MFF Plan Review App and intake checklist (PE1740).
• MFF Plan Review Guidelines
Please call Manuel Estrada at (916) 875-8553 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org with
any mobile food facility plan review questions.
Mobile Food Facility Fees
For a current list of fees, please refer to the current Fee Schedule
Mobile Food Facility: New Construction Plan Review (code 1740)
Mobile Food Facility, Category A (code 1631)
Mobile Food Facility, Category B (code 1632)
Mobile Food Facility, Category C (code 1633)
Mobile Food Facility, Category D (code 1635)
Mobile Food Support Unit (code 1634)
Specialists are available to answer questions and conduct inspections Mon-Fri from 8am – 10am at the EMD (916) 875-8440. Please see Mobile Food Facility Forms & Documents for further guidance.