In May, 2014, the Seward City Council passed legislation to allow for mobile vending and roving vending on City property by permit. There are eight locations designated for mobile vending permits. In April, 2018, council approved an updated policy for the Mobile Vendor program.
If a business is interested in obtaining a mobile vendor or roving vendor, please read through the council approved policy and mobile vending locations below. Also listed are links to download permit applications for mobile and roving vending, as well as the new language implemented in the City Code to allow for this type of business.
Mobile and Roving Vending Policy
(this includes maps of the eight designated mobile vending locations on city property) Updated April 23, 2018
2019 MOBILE VENDOR Application
2019 ROVING VENDOR Application
City Code Language on Mobile and Roving Vendors
. Please note a mobile vendor can also be allowed to operate on private property. This is defined as a transient merchant. Transient merchants engage in temporary business not exceeding 150 consecutive days in a calendar year. Transient merchants operate exclusively from private property. A city business license is required to be a transient merchant or a mobile or roving vendor permit.