Mobile Vendors

Mobile Vendors on Town Land

The Town of Drumheller is currently accepting applications for Mobile Vendors to operate on Town land within pre-approved locations. Applications are valid until the end of the calendar year of issuance. 

Mobile Vendors can include any of the following:

  • Food trucks
  • Ice cream trucks
  • Carts/trailers
  • Kiosks/tables
  • Food, recreation and other services are welcome

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Pre-Approved Locations

Pre-approved locations, in some of the Town's premier tourist destinations, include the following: 

A Mobile Vendor approved to operate in a Pre-Approved location will not be granted exclusive right to operate in that location. Instead, all approved Mobile Vendors will have the right to operate in that location on a first come, first-served basis. 

Applicants applying to Town-owned land not within this approved list are subject to approval at the Town's discretion. 

Applicants applying to operate on private-property will need to include approval from the property owner within their application.

In accordance with Bylaw 06.23, Mobile Vendors cannot be situated within ten (10) metres of a brick and mortar business selling similar goods or services. 

Who Can Apply?

  • Any resident
  • Any non-resident
  • Any youth, under the age of 18, with adult's permission

Mobile Vendor Fees

Type of Licence Fee Description
Annual Licence $365.00 An Annual Licence is valid from the time of purchase to the end of the calendar year
Event Licence $100.00 An Event Licence is a Licence that is will only be valid for a specific special event taking place within the Valley. 
Youth Licence (under 16yrs)  $50.00 A Youth Licence is valid from the time of purchase to the end of the calendar year and is only available to vendors under the age of 16 years. 


Applying for a Mobile Vendor Permit

Mobile Vendor Permits require the following information prior to approval:

  • AHS food handling permit (if applicable) 
  • Fire inspection (if applicable)
  • Information of type of business, photos of unit 
  • Insurance documentation naming the Town as additionally insured up to $2,000,000
  • Mobile vendor application form and fees
  • Photos of the unit

To apply to be a mobile vendor, download and complete our Mobile Vendor Application.


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