Food trucks

Food vans in Franklin Square Hobart

The Hobart Food Trucks Program allows vendors to trade throughout the Hobart municipal area to contribute to our food scene.

You can find food trucks throughout the Hobart municipal area but not in the city centre, Sandy Bay and North Hobart shopping strips or other no-go zones.

Join the program

Road registered food vans, mobile food trailers, push carts and tricycles are welcome to apply to be a part of the program.

There are two licences available: full annual licence or a short period licence.

If you are interested in applying for a licence please call 03 6238 2890 to speak with someone from the Activation Programs and Tourism Unit who will provide you with further information.

Fees and charges

Please note the current fees and charges for Food Truck permits are below:

Road Registered Vehicles – for trade on public roads

  • Full year permit: $2100
  • 3-month permit: $650

Non-motorised, non-road registered vehicles – for trade of footpaths, parks and reserves

  • Full year permit: $1302
  • 3-month permit: $390

A full list of the 2021-22 fees and charges can be found on the fees and charges page.

Registration of a food business

Have you registered your food business with the City of Hobart?

Information on how to register your food business and other helpful information can be found on our food businesses page.


03 6238 2890