Vending Fees

Street Vendor License

Required for every individual who conducts sales on public property within the City of Madison.
Annual: $150.00
Monthly: $75.00
 

Mall / Concourse Arts & Crafts Vendor License

Required for a maximum of two people per license in addition to the Street Vendor License for each individual vendor.
Annual: $450.00
Monthly: $125.00
Regular Site (Annual License Only): $100.00
 

Mall / Concourse Food Vendor License

Required for each food vending operation in addition to the Street Vendor License for each individual involved in vending.
Annual Only: $850.00
 

Food Cart Public Health Permits

Renewal invoices will be mailed mid-May.
Go to Food & Drink Information (Public Health Madison & Dane County)
 

Sidewalk Cafe License

Annual only. Fees based on number of chairs.
9 or fewer chairs: $400.00/year
10 to 15 chairs: $550.00/year
16 to 20 chairs: $650.00/year
21 or more chairs: $750.00/year
 

Merchant Vendor

Annual Only: $250.00
 

Camp Randall Football Season High Density Vendor License

Each individual must also have a Street Vendor License.
Season Only
Food: $600.00
Goods: $600.00
 

Langdon Street High Density Vendor License

Each individual must also have a Street Vendor License.
Annual: $950.00
Monthly: $500.00
 

Late Night Vending License

Based on cart size.
Large Cart: $500.00
Small Cart (push carts): $200.00
 

Southeast Campus Vending Area

Each individual must also have a Street Vendor License.
Annual: $150.00

 

Last Updated: 07/31/2014

Contact Warren Hansen, Street Vending Coordinator

  • PH: 608-261-9171
  • FAX: 608-261-6126
  • EMAIL: streetvending@cityofmadison.com
  • MAIL ADDRESS:
    Department of Planning & Community & Economic Development
    Economic Development Division
    Office of Business Resources
    Madison Municipal Building
    215 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
    P.O. Box 2985
    Madison WI 53701-2985