Important warning from the Department of Municipalities and Transport for mobile food cart owners

The Department of Municipalities and Transport in Abu Dhabi warned the owners of mobile food carts not to stop at the approved and specified locations

The Department of Municipalities and Transport in Abu Dhabi warned the owners of mobile food carts not to stop at the approved and specified locations according to the permits issued to them by the competent municipality, stressing the need to adhere to placing the permit in a clear place on the cart.

The department has set 8 controls for parking mobile food carts in the designated places, including “adhering to the controls and requirements of the Department of Economic Development, not allowing the carts to be stopped without practicing the activity, placing the license and permit in a prominent place inside the cart, taking all necessary measures to preserve the vehicle to ensure that it moves Immediately upon request, all employees in the vehicle must wear a uniform for the commercial establishment.

The list of controls also included “cancellation of the permit in the event of a request to move the vehicle to another location through the smart platform SMART HUB and issuing another permit in the new location after paying the due fees, not allowing the permit to be canceled and the transport of the vehicle after the first 3 months of the permit.” Finally, the commercial license issued by the Department of Economic Development must be valid for a period of no less than three months in the event of a request to issue or renew the permit.

The department stressed the importance of mobile vehicle owners’ commitment to the controls of the vehicle’s external appearance, which includes “commitment to the external appearance approved by the Department of Economic Development, and that the vehicle designated for carrying out commercial activity is suitable for this purpose and in good condition and does not affect the general appearance.”