Food Truck Hubs
The Fee Waiver application deadline has ended, so only those who applied on or before April 14th may complete the process for free. However, all interested vendors may apply for a Mobile Food Service Facility Permit or a Special Food Service Facility Mobile Unit License, but the current fee schedule will apply and all fees must be paid.
STEP 1: Pre-Approval
The application deadline for Fee Waivers has ended. However, you may still apply for a Mobile Food Service Facility Permit or a Special Food Service Facility Mobile Unit License, but the current fee schedule will apply and all fees must be paid.
Location: Licensing Center9400 Peppercorn Place, Suite 151
Largo, MD 20774
Hours: M,T, Th, F 8 am-3 pm; W 9 am-3 pm
STEPS 2 & 3:
Inspection Approvals -- All those who applied on or before April 14th will need to get their inspections completed by June 30th.
Obtain Health and Fire Inspection approvals by June 30th.
Fire Department - appointment required; call 301-583-1830
Requirements: Checklist (PDF)
STEP 4: Receive License to Vend
Return to DPIE's Licensing Center with approved Health Department Inspection and Fire Department Proof of Review to receive license to vend at approved Food Truck Hubs for one year from date of issue.
STEP 5: Contact Coordinators (optional)
Contact licensed Food Truck Hub Coordinators (PDF) to arrange vending opportunities.
STEP 6: Vend At Least 4+ Hours
Vend at least 4 times (3+ hours each) in a Food Truck Hub, take proof (sign-off by Hub Coordinator) to DPIE to upgrade your Special Food Service Facilities - Mobile Unit License from Hub only Vend to Hub + Special Events Vending for the remainder of the license year. (Coordination/approval with special event managers still required)
- Increase access to food options
- Encourage economic development and community revitalization
- Promote innovative entrepreneurship
- M-NCPPC/Watkins Regional Park
301 Watkins Park Drive
Largo, Maryland 20774
Coordinators: Kathleen Garrity & Leslie Long - Telephone #: 301-218-6700
- Town Center Market
4705 Queensbury Road
Riverdale Park, Maryland 20737
Coordinator: Demetrios Spiropoulos - Telephone #: 301-758-3821; Business Telephone #: 301-277-9271
- Discovery District Hub
5800 University Research Court
Coordinator: Evan Weisman, COPT Property Management Services - Telephone #: 443-285-5400