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Mobile Food Vendor Information

  • All applicants will need to obtain a Mobile Food Vendor Permit. The application fee is $50.00.
    • Contact Person: Penlyn Crawford
    • Department: Planning
    • Location: City Hall Room 2
    • Phone: 304.696.5540 press option 3
  • All applicants must have a valid West Virginia Business Registration Certificate prior to obtaining a City of Huntington Business License.
    • The State Tax Department is located at the following address:  1124 Smith Street, Charleston WV 25301 or register online at www.business4wv.com
    • West Virginia Consumer Sales Tax in the City limits of Huntington is 7%.
  • The City of Huntington License fee is $20.00.
    • This license will cover any events held in Huntington city limits.
    • This will not cover the amount due to the promoter of the event.
  • Business and Occupation (B&O) Taxes and City Service Fee will apply.
  • Meter Parking must be approved by The Huntington Municipal Parking Board 304.696.5909 should you want to park and sell food in our downtown area.
    • To park in any of the following locations, please obtain permission from the management of each entity in advance: Harris Riverfront Park (City of Huntington), The Greater Huntington Park and Recreation District (all other parks), Pullman Square, Marshall University, any privately-owned lot, and streets abutting the Big Sandy Superstore Arena (City of Huntington).
      • As a courtesy to others please do not park in front of another restaurant.
  • The Cabell-Huntington Health Department must be notified so a Health Permit may be issued and all individuals/employees handling food must obtain a Food Handler’s permit as well.
    • The Cabell-Huntington Health Department can be reached at 304.523.6483 or go to www.cabellhealth.org.