Mobile Food Truck Permit


Step 1.Review Requirements 

  • Register your MFU with Grand Prairie Public Health
  • Submit a private property authorization form to Grand Prairie Public Health
  • Apply for a permit with Dallas or Tarrant County
  • Must comply with all county requirements to obtain a permit
  • Pay all applicable fees to the county. There are no city fees.
  • Submit a copy of your county permit to Grand Prairie Public Health

Step 2.Apply with the City

Bring a notarized permit authorization form from the property owner to Public Health and Environmental Quality Department (PHEQ).

The area/location must be authorized to conduct business according to current local zoning laws.

PHEQ Location:
City Hall
300 W. Main Street, 2nd Floor
Grand Prairie, Texas 75050

Business Hours:
8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

Phone: 972-237-8055


After completing the online application, allow 24 to 48 hours for processing applications.

Step 3.Apply with your county

Depending on the county in which you live, you'll have to apply for their Mobile Food Unit (MFU) inspection.

If you need help determining the county you live in, see our Find My County page.

Dallas County Health and Human Services

Application packet and fee information

Inspections by appointment only. To schedule an inspection call (214) 819-2115

Inspection location: 2121 Panoramic Circle, Dallas TX 75212.
Hours: Tuesday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (except for court approved holidays)

Tarrant County

Application packet and fee information 

Inspection location: 1101 S. Main St. Suite 2300, Fort Worth, TX 76104
Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. (except legal holidays)
For additional information call 817-248-6299

Step 4.Provide Permit

Once you obtain a permit with the county, provide a copy of the permit to the Grand Prairie PHEQ.

No MFUs will be authorized to operate within city limits without first registering with PHEQ and have a valid county permit.