The City of Las Vegas requires that all mobile food vendors operating within the City have a business license.  Chapter 6.55 of the City code sets forth the business license regulations applicable to food trucks, including the prohibition on operating a food truck within 150 feet of the primary public entrance to a licensed restaurant during its hours of operation (with few exceptions).  The City of Las Vegas is at the forefront of the food truck trend.  It recently designated several food truck spots around downtown Las Vegas, which are available to food truck vendors through the City’s lottery for the spots.  The upcoming schedule for the designated food truck spots can be found through an app that can be downloaded ( or the City’s website (

Reisman Sorokac’s Government Affairs and Administrative Law practice group assists clients with business licensing in all local jurisdictions in the Las Vegas Valley, including the City of Las Vegas.