Base Fee – all permit fees will have a fee associated with each location. The amount varies depending on type of vendor operation and location.
Operational Expenses – costs of services provided by Milwaukee County Parks, including but not limited to utilities, trash removal, water, etc.
Concession Facility – you must purchase your own concession facility, if applicable.
Additional Expenses – other costs may include but are not limited to general maintenance, repairs, signage, landscaping and restoration, clean up, etc
No. Milwaukee County Parks issues vendor permits for its property. If you are selling food, commodities or services on any Milwaukee County Parks property without a vendor permit, you may be subject to a fine and confiscation of your products or equipment. Additional licenses from local municipalities may also be required by the Milwaukee County Parks to receive a vendor permit.
Many applicants are required to submit a “Certificate of Insurance” in the amount of $1,000,000 of general liability coverage naming Milwaukee County Parks as an additional insured. Milwaukee County Parks must be listed as the Certificate Holder with the address listed as 9480 Watertown Plank Road, Wauwatosa, WI 53326.
Milwaukee County Parks will review any and all proposals or ideas for locations. However, if the requested location is not an option, Milwaukee County Parks can recommend alternate sites.
Seasonal Vendors cannot sell during Special Events in the Park unless approved by the Milwaukee County Parks Department and event organizer. This includes July 3rd and July 4th events in all Milwaukee County Parks.