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Mobile Vendors

Not every business in Yarmouth has a permanent structure to call home, but they are no less important to the local economy.

However, not just anyone can set up a seafood cart on Main Street, or sell ice cream door-to-door, or even plug in a vending machine – at least, not without the right approvals in place. Our Street Vendors By-Law lays out all the different requirements you have to meet before setting up a souvenir stand or a busking event. These requirements include filling out the proper forms, paying the appropriate fees, and ensuring that you conduct your business only in one of the town's designated vending sites.

To see exactly where your next business venture fits into the town's rules for vendors, check out the pdf Brochure (1.35 MB) and Street Vendors By-Law. To start the process, contact:

Bylaw Enforcement Officer
400 Main St.
Yarmouth, NS B5A 1G2
Phone: (902) 742-2521 
Fax: (902) 742-6244

We've included the vending fee schedule below. 

Type of VendingPer YearPer Month
Mobile Vending Unit $500.00 $200.00
Push Cart Vending Unit $50/unit  
Door-to-Door Vending $200.00 $50.00
Auxiliary Vending $0.00 $0.00
Designated Site $500.00 $200.00
Umbrella Event $100/event  
Non Profit Event or Unit $0.00 $0.00


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Town of Yarmouth

 This is an exciting time for the Town of Yarmouth. By working together, we can meet today’s challenges and build a better future.”

Pam Mood


Town of Yarmouth
400 Main Street
Yarmouth, B5A 1G2

  (902) 742-2521
  (902) 742-6244

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