Starting A Truck

 

Who to contact about starting a Mobile Food Truck

3701-21-02 (C) The operator of a mobile food service operation shall make an application for a license to the board of health of the health district in which the operator’s business headquarters are located.

***The operator of a mobile food service operation whose business address is located outside of Ohio shall make an application for a license to the board of health having jurisdiction over the operator’s first Ohio location in any one licensing year.

***If you do not have a business headquarters, then use your home address. If this is located OUTSIDE Cincinnati (CITY proper) then you contact the health district where your home is located.

Cincinnati Health Department:

CLICK HERE: A Guide to the Licensing and Operation of Mobile Food Service Operations – Prepared by The Cincinnati Health Department Food Safety Office

CLICK HERE: Licensing Application

CLICK HERE: 2016 Food Safety Training

Food Safety Inspections

Phone: 513-564-1751

**Contact them about the Mobile Vending Program

 

Northern Kentucky Health Department:

Contact: Ted Talley

Email: ted.talley@nkyhealth.org

Phone: 859-363-2027

**Please note Kentucky’s plumbing requirements are different from Ohio’s

 Other Resources:

The Food Truck Handbook by David Weber
Running a Food Truck For Dummies by Myrick