Monday, July 28, 2014

Council Passes Mobile Food Vending Ordinance


The Council recently passed a Mobile Food Vending Ordinance to regulate mobile food businesses in Provo’s Downtown area.
The Council focused on the following areas for clarification before the ordinance was unanimously adopted, with Council Members Miller and Garrett excused:
  • Background checks
  • Clarification of “Restricted Area” for Food Trucks in Downtown Provo
  • Clarification regarding Public Parks
  • Exemptions for operating in the food truck area to be handled by Mayor’s office
  • Clarification regarding multiple food trucks operating in the same block face
  • Clarification regarding property owner’s designee as authorized representative in granting permission for food truck to use power or water
The full text of the ordinance can be read here.

The Council’s Work Meeting discussion can be viewed here.

You can learn more about Council’s deliberative process with this ordinance here.

If you have questions or comments for the Council, please either leave a comment on this article, or contact your Council Member directly here.