Do you want to open a food truck in Milton? Are you interested in operating an ice cream truck? You’ll need to get a food truck or commercial refreshment vehicle licence.

Apply for a licence

Complete the Annual Business Licence Application and submit it by email or drop it off to:

Licensing
150 Mary St.
Milton, ON L9T 6Z5

Operator licences

Before driving or operating a food truck, you need to complete a Business Licence application.

Submit your application and all supporting documentation to:

Licensing
150 Mary St.
Milton, ON L9T 6Z5

Fees

Review the licensing fees for food trucks in the Town of Milton.

Food truck licence fees
TypeFee
Commercial refreshment vehicle A $491
Commercial refreshment vehicle B $347
Commercial refreshment vehicle C $213
Commercial refreshment vehicle D $347
Commercial refreshment vehicle driver $79
Commercial refreshment vehicle transfer/change of vehicle $271

Vehicle classifications

Review the different food truck classifications and see which one applies to your business.

Class A

Refers to refreshment vehicles where the food is prepared in a commissary or place other than the vehicle. This includes catering trucks.

Class B

Refers to refreshment vehicles that is exclusively a vendor for pre-packaged frozen products. This includes ice-cream trucks.

Class C

Refers to a refreshment vehicle that is not motorized and doesn’t require a health certificate from the Medical Officer of Health because it is exclusively a vendor of pre-packaged frozen products. This includes ice cream bikes, yoghurt and juice carts.

Class D

Refers to a refreshment vehicle where some of the food sold is prepared in the vehicle. This includes hot dog carts and chip trucks.

Class E

Refers to a refreshment vehicle that is used for charitable non-profit functions only.