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 Information7 documents

  • GUIDE: Outdoor Events Requirements in Des Moines
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  • Mobile food vendor policy
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  • Mobile food vendor policy - Spanish version
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  • Mobile food vendor inspection form v.2021.pdf
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  • Mobile Food Vendor Inspections Information Form v.2022.pdf
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  • Mobile food vendor - City Clerk forms
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  • Mobile food vendor FAQ's and common violations
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Fireworks, Pyrotechnics, or Flame Effect Application1 document

  • Fireworks, Pyrotechnics, or Flame Effect Application
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