Food trucks and trailers can engage in full food preparation and typically involve hot holding of pre-cooked foods and may contain grills, griddles, fryers, or pizza ovens.
Whether you wish to operate a food truck or trailer, the requirements are the same. First the vehicle must be certified by California Housing and Community Development (HCD) as a special purpose commercial modular. Depending on the food served, the vehicle must contain most or all of the following:
Please contact Environmental Health prior to making any financial investment in custom building a food truck or trailer, or purchasing one, especially from another State or County.