Food Trucks

All Mobile Food Vendors must be licensed by the City of Ankeny

Residents are encouraged to look for the permit to be posted in the food truck or stand.

All mobile food vendors are required to be licensed by the City of Ankeny. If approved, each vendor is required to keep their license posted in their unit at all times while conducting business in the City and be able to produce the license upon the request of prospective customers as evidence of compliance. Licenses are valid for one year, from April 1 through March 31.

Residents who encounter unlicensed vendors are encouraged to file a report with the Ankeny Police Department at 515-286-3333.

Please refer to the City's Municipal Code for license application requirements and exemptions.

Download a copy of the Mobile Food Vendor Checklist (PDF)

Download a copy of the Mobile Food Vendors License Application (PDF)

File the License

When finished, please email the completed application or return the completed application by mail or in-person to:

City of Ankeny
City Clerk's Office - City Hall
410 W First Street
Ankeny, IA 50023 

8 am to 5 pm
Monday through Friday

Food Vendors Licensed by the City of Ankeny

The following is a list of vendors licensed to sell food in Ankeny. If a vendor who is not on this list attempts to conduct business within the City and fails to produce a valid City of Ankeny Mobile Food Vendor permit, please contact the Ankeny Police Department non-emergency number at 515-286-3333 to file a report.

Edward Miller Smokey D's BBQ
Tasty Treats LLC- Arnold MartinCold Stone Creamery Creamery
Hamid KaramKaram's Grill, LLC
Scott WelbournMactopia Food Truck
Christina FazioIowa's Classic Concessions
Tim KovacevichWiseguy's Woodfire Pizza
Grant MontourAmigos Taco Truck
Kyong Suk HatfieldSook's Korean Kitchen
Tyler BakerKona Ice of Central Iowa
Ryan McCauleyMain Street Cafe & Bakery
Mike WhitneyComfort Food Catering of Huxley
Spencer QuickSweet Swirls Rolled Ice Cream
Ocean AndrewOn The Hook Fish and Chips
Paula & Terry NikkelPrime Country BBQ & Catering
Thao PhamThe Eggroll Ladies
Larry D St. JohnGrandpa's Waffles LLC
Arturo M MoraFlame
Shane HillmanChad's Pizza
Rusti WoodThe Outside Scoop
Matthew EvansMagoo's Pizza
Heath DurlamTwo P's "N" a Pod Food Truck LLC
Thomas J. Lawleriiawah Grill
Juan Zuniga RosasTacos Don Juan
Mohamad ChabaytaLoudi's LLC


Please contact the City Clerk's Office at 515-965-6400.