Mobile Food Vending License & Solicitor’s/Peddling License Instructions.
Peddlers Sales License Required.
The Fort Lupton Municipal Code states it is unlawful for any person to engage in the sales practices described below before obtaining a sales license from the City Clerk.
Selling or offering for sale or taking orders for any goods, wares, merchandise, commodities, magazines (except newspapers) or services from or upon any street, alley, sidewalk, park or property owned or controlled by the public or by the City. Selling or offering for sale or taking orders for any goods, merchandise, commodities, magazines, toys or services, to residents, by any person going to a residential house or houses, or residential building or within a residential apartment or condo building, without the express invitation of an established customer at the residence of contact.
Vendors of meat and seafood products engaging in the foregoing sales practices must, to obtain a license, and while engaging in the sales practices have a current Weld County Health Department Certificate of Inspection for the product being sold.
Any person desiring to engage in any of the sales practices set forth in Section 6-6 shall make an application in writing to the City Clerk with the applicant's background information contained therein, and before a license is issued, shall file with the Clerk a bond in the sum of five hundred dollars ($500.00) running to the City for the benefit of all citizens who may be contacted by the person to hold the license. Each person to be engaging in the practices in Section 6-6 must provide applicable background information and must be named on the bond posted, as it may be amended from time to time.
Each application shall contain the name and residence address of the applicant and/or usual place of business, the nature of the product or services to be sold and references to all other licenses held, denied or suspended from any other state, municipality or county. Said application shall contain such further relevant information as may required by the City Clerk, such as a description of vehicles to be used and proposed hours of operation. Any missing or inaccurate information shall be cause for denial or cancellation of the license.
The City Clerk shall set the application fee herein to cover costs of the City, which shall be not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) per application. The City Clerk shall set the annual license fee herein which shall be not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) per person for each license, or for each person operating under each license.