Due to extremely cold conditions, the City is implementing special measures to keep people who are homeless safe. If you see someone who needs shelter, call (215) 232-1984.
In effect: 3:00 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 14 until further notice
COVID-19: Learn how to stay safe, get vaccinated, and find testing. Visit phila.gov/covid.

Vending business license materials

The Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I) issues licenses to operate businesses in the City. This page contains applications for vending businesses, such as pushcarts, curb markets, and applications to sell in special districts of the City.

Name Description Released Format
Curb market vendor license application PDF Application to work as a curb market vendor. October 25, 2019
Guide for special events with food vendors PDF A guide for organizers of special events that might offer food, such as festivals or farmers markets. July 6, 2020
Special vending license application PDF Application to operate a vending business in special districts of the city. July 6, 2020
Vendor license application PDF Application for newsstand, vendor-on-foot, pushcart, mobile food vending licenses. August 11, 2020