Mobile Food Vendor Inspection Checklist

This checklist provides an overview of the requirements set out by Article III of Chapter 14 of the Victoria City Code and the 2021 International Fire Code.

  1. "No Smoking" sign posted near the order window.
  2. Fire Extinguishers; Five pound-2A10BC and a K-Class extinguisher if cooking/frying.
  3. Commercial Kitchen Suppression system (inspected/tested semi-annually) or, A steel baffle (minimum 8 inches high) between fryers and surface flames of adjacent appliances, and a positive closing lid for any fryer.                                                                                                 NOTICE   EFFECTIVE  JANUARY 31, 2023                                                                                                                                     Commercial Kitchen Suppression Systems will be required.
  4. Name of the business on two sides of the vehicle.
  5. Main shut off valves for fuel gas (i.e. propane) on the exterior of the unit, accessible, and easily operated.
  6. Propane appliances meet requirements of UL, CSA, CGA, AGA, and/or ETL.
  7. Gas piping system shall be tested in accordance with Texas Railroad Commission Rules with-in 90 days of licensing.
  8. Electrical wiring in conduit and run in an approved manner (junction boxes, conduit, etc).
  9. Mobile Food Vender inspections are conducted by appointment only on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.
  10. Complete the City of Victoria Mobile Food Vendor Permit Application (PDF

For additional information, please contact the Victoria Fire Marshal’s Office at 361-485-3460.