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Yes. In August 2020, the City Council passed Ordinance No.1396 establishing La Vista Municipal Code Section 113.11 which contains the rules, regulations, and licensing process for mobile food vendors.
Licenses are valid from January 1 to December 31, and they must be renewed annually.
Yes. For 2020, the fee is $75. Starting January 1, 2021, the fee will be $100.
Applications are available on the City’s website: www.cityoflavista.org/mobilefoodvendors. Applications are also available at City Hall.
Completed applications and fee are to be submitted to the City Clerk, 8116 Park View Blvd., La Vista, NE 68128.
Licensed mobile food vendors may operate seven days a week from 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 a.m.
With the written consent of the owner of the property and a temporary use permit issued by the Community Development Director, if applicable, you can operate on private property as long as you are following all provisions of Section 113.11 of the La Vista Municipal Code.
No. During non-hours of operation, a mobile food vendor motor vehicle or trailer shall not remain on any city property or city right-of-way, or on any private property on which any sales have taken place.
If a mobile food vendor is selling food and beverages that are subject to the Restaurant Tax, then, yes, they must remit Restaurant Tax to the City. For more information on the Restaurant Tax, visit www.cityoflavista.org/restaurants.
Complete the Mobile Food Vendor License Addendum form, which is available at www.cityoflavista.org/mobilefoodvendors, and submit it to the City Clerk. Please allow up to five business days for review of the addendum. You will be notified in writing once the addendum to your license has been approved.
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