Fixed Location

A specified location for the sale of Food or Beverages only on a public street or park as shall be annually designated by The City Manager in a fixed location vendor. There are only five Locations for this license:
  • City Park - 2 Permits issued for this location (Outside of Park)
  • Lockwood Avenue - at Glover and Johnson Place
  • North Avenue at New Rochelle High School
  • 366 Pelham Road
If more than one prospective fixed location vendor express interest in obtaining a license for a designated fixed location for the following calendar year, the Commissioner of Finance of the City shall hold an auction to obtain the highest responsible bid between or among such prospective fixed location vendors. Such highest responsible bid shall be paid by the successful fixed location vendor, in addition to the usual license fee. At no time shall a fixed location vendor be granted a license for more than one fixed location.
  • It shall be unlawful for any person to act as a peddler/vendor without first having obtained a license from the Department of Development.
Applicant must complete Fixed Location Application which shall be accompanied by a Surety Bond in the Penal sum of $500.  The City also requires a current Health Certificate from the Westchester County Department of Health.
  • Fees: License $250
  • Plates/Badges $50
  • Total Fees: $300

Term of Licenses

All licenses shall be issued for the period of one (1) year, said period starting on January 1, and terminating December 31, of the same year. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

  • All Fixed Location and Itinerant Vendors must display their License Plates and badges that were issued with their license.  All applicants must be 18 years of age and above.
  • All Vending permits are not transferable to any other persons.
  • Shall not create or maintain any booth or stand or place barrels, boxes, crates, tables, chairs or other obstructions upon any street, public place or sidewalks for the purpose of selling their merchandise.
  • Full information at Code Chapter 235.

Veterans' Exemptions:
Upon satisfactory compliance with all the provisions of said license. A license shall be issued without fee, to veterans or widows of veterans holding a license from the County Clerk of Westchester County, pursuant to Section 32 of the General Business Law. The waiver of the fee shall not apply to the payment of the highest bid in the event of auction of a fixed location.

Penalties for Offenses:
An offense against the provisions of this article shall be punishable by a fine of not more that $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days or both. Each day that a violation continues shall be deemed a separate violation.