Mobile Food Service Units (food trucks or including hand carts utilizing fossil fuels) must be inspected and permitted prior to operating in the city of Kalamazoo.Units must be inspected annually.
The owner/operator of a Mobile Food Service Unit must attend a safety class on hazards, safe operation, and compliance specific to a Mobile Food Service Units. The class must be provided by the Fire Marshal’s Office or another approved source. The class must be attended once every three years. The City of Kalamazoo will honor the attendance of a safety class and inspection of a mutually approved organization. To arrange for a safety class and inspection contact the Kalamazoo Fire Marshal’s Office at (269) 337-8123.
Mobile Food Service Units that use vegetable oil or animal fats to cook must are to have an automatic fire suppression system.