Sidewalk Vending Permit Application


A Sidewalk Vending Permit is required to operate a vending cart. Applicants may fill out, download, and print the Sidewalk Vending Permit Application or fill out the webform with required attachments below.

Applicants may also request a copy sent to them by calling (916) 625-5498 or visiting the Community Development Department at City Hall (3970 Rocklin Road), between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, to obtain a copy in person.

Complete application packages must be submitted in person at City Hall (3970 Rocklin Road), Code Enforcement division, by appointment only between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Each applicant must appear in person; an applicant photo will be taken to include on the permit.

Sidewalk Vending Permit Application

For an application to be accepted, all supplemental information required by Rocklin Municipal Code (RMC) 5.26 for the purpose of clarification of the activity shall be included with the application and the application fee.

Applicant Information
Business Information

(California Department of Tax and Fee Administration –

Vending Information

Please include the dimensions of the cart and upload a photo below.

Additional Documentation

Along with this application, provide a copy of any permit or other approval required from any other state or local agency that is required by law for your type of vending, including, but not limited to, as an example, a copy of an issued permit from the county health department.

Please use the following resources to aid you in determining whether other potential permits are needed for your type of sidewalk vending: Health Permit – Placer County Public Health

After paying for the business license and the fees for the sidewalk vendor permit, and once the application has been approved, the vendor will receive the sidewalk vending permit by first-class mail.


I declare under penalty of perjury that the information contained in and submitted with this application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.