Food trucks are sweeping the nation. As trucks have changed from standard pre-prepared hamburgers, sandwiches and tacos to gourmet and specialty foods, people around the country have jumped on the food truck bandwagon. However, these popular, low-overhead businesses have no shortage of licensing and permitting required. Often numerous state, county and city licenses are needed including several environmental health permits.
What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas, but it takes a fair number of licenses and permits to make it happen. Despite Las Vegas’ fairly wild image and Nevada’s well-know business friendliness, both the state and city regulates a fair number of business-types. Anyone considering setting up shop in Las Vegas should expect to obtain an average of two to six licenses. Although Las Vegas has changed and modernized over the years, one thing has never changed -- the gaming industry is king. Las Vegas remains a place to gamble and has built additional forms of entertainment, recreation and shopping around it. The new LAs Vegas is a retail paradise opening up countless opportunities for small businesses. However, Las Vegas has made efforts to diversify its economy and now has light manufacturing and banking sectors.