Food Trucks

Per the Washington State Fire Code, 2018 edition, a mobile food preparation vehicles ("food truck") is a vehicle equipped with appliances that produce smoke or grease-laden vapors or utilize liquefied petroleum (LP)-gas systems or compressed natural gas (CNG) systems for the purpose of preparing and serving food to the public. The operation of a mobile food preparation vehicle ("food truck") in the City of Redmond requires a fire code permit and a fire inspection. Please see the Redmond Fire Department fee schedule for the current permit fees.

Food trucks that have been inspected within the last year by a partner fire agency, including Seattle Fire, Bellevue Fire, Valley Regional Fire Authority, and Renton Regional Fire Authority, may have its Redmond permit fees reduced by 50%. Additional information about this partnership and our partners may be found by submitting a query on the King County Fire Chiefs Association website.

  1. Obtaining a Permit
  2. Pre-Inspection Checklist
  • To obtain a permit, please complete the following steps: 
  1. Complete the mobile food preparation vehicle permit application form (PDF) and email it to 
  2. A department staff member will contact you to schedule an inspection, which may occur at Redmond City Hall (15670 NE 85th St) or another approved location within the City of Redmond.
  3. If the inspector approves your inspection, pay the permit invoice. You will receive an email with a link to pay the invoice through the Redmond ePermitting System via a Visa, MasterCard, or Discover credit or debit card. Payment may also be made by check at the Development Services Center in Redmond City Hall.

Permits are valid for 12 months from the month of inspection.

If you have been contacted by a fire marshal, please obtain a Redmond mobile food preparation vehicle permit within 2 weeks. If you have not obtained a permit within 2 weeks, you may be subject to a cease and desist order. 

Permitted Vehicles (in alphabetical order)

BusinessVehicle License PlatePermit StatusIssue DateExpiration Date
Bandido's Mexican GrillBUZ0755Issued11/01/202111/01/2022
Dick's Drive-In RestaurantsSTEER1Issued03/01/202203/01/2023
Dreamy DrinksC37132NIssued05/01/202205/01/2023
Ezell's ExpressB92839XIssued08/01/202208/01/2023
Levantine CuisineC82623UIssued08/01/202208/01/2023
Los ChilangosB35734YIssued05/01/202205/01/2023
Mami TranC44914PIssued08/01/202208/01/2023
MIT Food TruckC16553W
Mr. Gyros on WheelsC10814SIssued06/01/202206/01/2023
Northwest Share Vegetarian Food Truck
Northwest Share Vegetarian Food TruckC46515EIssued06/01/202206/01/2023
Pie BarC12688YIssued07/01/202207/01/2023
Sapori Italiani (L'Italiano)C14608YIssued07/01/202207/01/2023
Where Ya At?B78685VIssued05/01/202205/01/2023

Pending Permit Issuance (in alphabetical order)

Vehicle License Plate
Last Contacted
Permit Required By
Akamai Beach Grill34798AE

Kautzman Kettle Corn
MoMo's Kebab
Mr. Gyros30249AC11/05/202111/19/2021
N&C Catering
Ohana BBQ
QT Food Truck45244AE02/01/202203/03/2022
Secret SausageSAUSAG
Tutta Bella D'Asporto Food TruckC27254G