Food and Refreshment Vending at Town Parks

Food and Refreshment Vending at Town Parks

The Town of Lincoln is providing opportunities for food and refreshment vending in select Town-owned and operated parks as a part of a new pilot program.

The pilot period runs from July to October 2022 at the following locations:

  • Charles Daley Park - 1969 North Service Rd, Jordan Station
  • Jordan Lions Park - 2793 Fourth Ave, Jordan Station
  • Beamsville Lions Park - 5162 Fly Road, Beamsville
  • Rotary Park – 5020 Serena Drive, Beamsville

Approval Process: 

Step 1: Application submission

Submit a completed Food and Refreshment Vending Application

The submission must include:

  • A completed application form and a non-refundable fee of $78 (existing practice and approved fee);
  • A detailed site plan demonstrating how the food service will be provided and set up (e.g., vehicle, tent or food cart) dimensions of the required space, and details on the day of event signage;
  • A Niagara Region Public Health Food Vendor Permit that has been updated and completed;
  • A description of the type of fare proposed to be accepted;
  • A waste management plan;
  • Certificate of Insurance in the amount of $2M naming the Town of Lincoln as an additional insured; and
  • Preferred park locations and dates.

Step 2: Application review

  • Planning staff will review applications for compliance with the Town's Special Events Policy and any other relevant Town By-laws.
  • Staff will follow up with the applicant if more information is required.
  • The application will be circulated to Town’s Special Events Review Team (SERT) for comments. Any comments received will be included as conditions for the Special Event Permit.

Step 3: Permit approval

Successful applicants will be contacted upon approval and issued a Special Event Permit. A 2022 seasonal permit fee of $350 (Class “A” vendor) or $200 (Class “B” vendor) is payable. 

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