This page provides the information needed for operating a Mobile Cooking Operation in the City of Medicine Hat.
A Mobile Cooking Operation (MCO) is a vehicle, trailer or cart that may be parked or sited on a temporary basis and when stationary, is used to produce, cook, sell or distribute food. Public safety is of utmost importance, so MCOs require certain permits and approvals. Operating a Mobile Cooking Operation without approvals may result in closure of the MCO.
Types of units which are considered MCOs (among others):
- Food truck
- Hot dog cart
- Doughnut shack
- Vending truck
- Chip truck
- Burger wagon