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6.34.01 Mobile food vending services may be permitted only in commercial zoning districts, provided that all of the following criteria are met:
(A) The mobile food vending service must be located entirely on private property and shall not be located in any required setback, sight distance triangle, buffer, or public right-of-way.
(B) Any operator of a mobile food vending service must receive and display a valid zoning compliance permit from the Zoning Administrator.
(C) The maximum duration of a mobile food vending service permit is for 30 days at one location, renewable up to two additional times, for a total period of 90 days per calendar year at a single location.
(D) The operator of a mobile food vending service shall obtain, in writing, the permission of the property owner to operate on his property and shall submit a copy to Community Development.
(E) If the operator of a mobile food vending service is issued a notice of any municipal code violation at the location assigned for the permit, then the operator or his/her agent(s) are not eligible to renew the permit at that location for a period of one year.
(F) Trash receptacles shall be provided for customers to dispose of food wrappers, food utensils, paper products, cans, bottles, food, and other such waste. Such receptacle shall be located not more than ten feet from the mobile food vendor.
(G) The hours of operation shall be between 10:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
(H) The event shall not locate in any minimum required parking spaces for other businesses on the site. Parking spaces may be shared with other uses on the site, unless the Zoning Administrator determines that parking congestion problems will be present on the site. The Zoning Administrator may require additional parking to alleviate the congestion. If enough parking cannot be provided, the use may not be located on the site.
(I) Any person(s) so engaged shall not be relieved from complying with the provisions of this section by reason of association with any local dealer, trader, operator, merchant, organization, or auctioneer, or by conducting the mobile food vending service in connection with, as part of, or in the same name of any local dealer, trader, operator, merchant, organization, or auctioneer.
(J) The mobile food vendor must meet all applicable local and state codes.
(Ord. O-24-12, passed 8-7-12)