Mobile Food Vendor Permit

  • Submit the Mobile Food Vendor Permit to the Planning Department for approval.
    • Department: Planning and Zoning
      • City Hall Room 100
    • Email: planningdept@huntingtonwv.gov
    • Phone: 304.696.5540 press option 3
    • Application Fee for Mobile Food Vendor Permit is $50
  • You will need to submit a valid West Virginia Business Registration Certificate prior to obtaining a City of Huntington Business License. 
    • Contact: West Virginia State Tax Department to obtain a West Virginia Business Registration Certificate 
      • Phone: (304) 558-3333
      • Website: www.business4wv.com
    • West Virginia Consumer Sales Tax in the City limits of Huntington is 7%.
  • The City of Huntington's Business License fee is $20.00.
    • This license will cover any events held within our 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 should you want to park and sell food in our downtown area.
    • Phone: (304) 696-5540 option 5
  • 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.
  • Contact the Cabell-Huntington Health Department to obtain a Health Permit
    • All individuals/employees handling food must obtain a Food Handler's Permit.
    • Phone: (304) 523-6483
    • Website: www.cabellhealth.org.