What Are The Fees For A Food Truck or Peddler's License?

Annual Food Truck Fees

  1. Police: $100 for Initial Background Check ($50 for renewal)
  2. Identogo: Price Is Set By Vendor
  3. Health Department: $100 (Vehicle Inspection)
  4. Fire Department: $50 (Propane Inspection – Fee Waived If Rahway business)
  5. City Clerk: $250 (if the business has a brick and mortar business in Rahway), $500 (For all others)

Special Event Food Truck Fees

  1. Health Department: $100/per event (Vehicle Inspection)
  2. Fire Department: $50/per event (Propane Inspection – Fee Waived If Rahway business)
    1. You will pay the Propane Inspection fee once yearly, but will be checked for before additional events
  3. City Clerk: $50 (Per Truck, Per Day), with an additional $50 late fee charge if event is within 2 weeks

Peddler's License Fees

  1. Police: $100 for Initial Background Check ($50 for renewal)
  2. Identogo: Price Is Set By Vendor 
  3. Health Department: $100 for Vehicle Inspection
  4. Fire Department: $50 for Propane Inspection – Fee Waived If Rahway business
  5. City Clerk: $300 for the license ($250 if on foot peddler)

Payment

The City of Rahway accepts payment by cash, check, or money order. We are unable to process credit or debit cards at this time.

The check or money order should be payable to the "City of Rahway."

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1. Who Can I Contact To Ask Questions About Having A Food Truck In Rahway?
2. How Do I Apply For An Annual or Special Event Food Truck License?
3. What Is The Difference Between A Food Truck and Peddler's License?
4. How Many Food Trucks Are Allowed In The City Of Rahway?
5. Where Can Food Trucks Park & What Hours Can They Operate?
6. Are Food Trucks Which Pay For A Annual License Subject To Special Event License Fees?
7. What Are The Fees For A Food Truck or Peddler's License?
8. When Does A Food Truck Permit Expire?
9. How Do I Apply For A Peddlers License Or A Transient Merchant License?
10. How Should Trash & Recycling Be Handled?
11. Where Are Peddlers Allowed?
12. For Residents and Non-Profits, What Are The Requirements To Have A Food Truck For An Event?
13. What Do I Do If I Don't Have A Food Truck But Am Looking To Sell Food?