Miami Food Truck Permit Issues

Nationwide food truck craze might come to abrubt end in Miami, FL soon.  Several Friday night food truck gatherings have been canceled in recent weeks, over city and county permit issues.

A Toyota dealership in West Kendall Toyota and Lexus of West Kendall was issued a “Notice of Violation” by “Operating a Fair Without a Permit” by holding a food truck event  on dealership grounds.

Some other ther gatherings, like the Bay Food Truck Roundup at American Legion and  the Biscayne Triangle Roundup in Northeast Miami-Dade has been issued similar citations.

In addition to the permit violations, zoning violations may also be issued to Food Trucks.  County and city officials do not designate food trucks as “vendor carts”, but are designated as commercial trucks, which aren’t permitted to operate on private property.