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  11:26:58 PM 3/8/2021
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Apply for a New Hot Dog Cart License and Plan Review at the Same Time

Florida law requires owners of new public food service and new owners of existing establishments to obtain a license from the division before operating. In addition, plan review is required when the establishment is: 1) newly built, 2) converted from another use, 3) extensively remodeled or 4) re-opened after being closed at least 1 year. The application below is for a New Hot Dog Cart License with Plan Review.

Application Requirements:
  • Hot Dog Cart Application: You are on track to apply for Hot Dog Cart License with Plan Review. If you have not already, please briefly review our Guide to Hot Dog Carts page. It covers the licensing process, application requirements and includes tips to ensure your application is approved quickly.

  • Plan Review: To complete the plan review portion of this application you will need to upload digital copies of your plans and menu during the online application process.

    • Scaled drawing: A scaled drawing of the cart showing the all of the food service related equipment/fixtures.
    • Menu: Sample menu
  • Commissary Notification: A commissary is a commercial establishment which provides required services to a mobile food dispensing vehicle. All hot dog carts must use a commissary. At a minimum, the commissary provides for acquisition of potable water and the disposal of wastewater. Upload a completed Commissary Notification form with your application. The division is unable to approve your plans without it.

If you have questions or need assistance in completing this application, please call the Customer Contact Center at 850-487-1395.

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2601 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee FL 32399 :: Email: Customer Contact Center :: Customer Contact Center: 850.487.1395