Special Event / Mobile Vendor Information

Des Moines municipal code includes a number of fire prevention requirements designed to keep your event team and attendees safe.

Download our Outdoor Events Requirements guide for an explanation of the various code requirements and what they mean for you and your event. Additional documents for mobile food vendors are accessible below. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to the Fire Prevention Bureau to discuss.

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Mobile Vendor Information10 documents

  • Mobile Food Vendor Inspection Form
    document date 11-21-2022
    document date 11-21-2022
  • Mobile Food Vendor Inspections Information
    document date 11-21-2022
  • Inspecciones de vehículos de proveedores móviles de alimentos
    document date 11-21-2022
  • Vendedores móviles de alimentos: infracciones comunes y preguntas frecuentes
    document date 11-21-2022
  • GUIDE: Outdoor Events Requirements in Des Moines
    document date 06-13-2022
  • Mobile food vendor FAQ's and common violations
    document date 05-03-2022
  • Mobile food vendor - City Clerk forms
    document date 03-30-2022
  • Mobile food vendor policy (Espanol)
    document date 08-20-2021
  • Mobile food vendor policy
    document date 08-02-2021

Fireworks, Pyrotechnics, or Flame Effect Application1 document

  • Fireworks, Pyrotechnics, or Flame Effect Application
    document date 08-03-2022