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Once every year prior to the issuance of any license to any person who uses and operates any ice cream truck on the streets of the city, the owner thereof shall cause said ice cream truck to be thoroughly examined and inspected by the Health Officer of the City-County Board of Health to determine compliance with the minimum sanitation and health requirements specified by the state Board of Health. Written proof of said inspection shall be transmitted promptly by the Health Officer to the Fort Wayne Police Department. Upon receipt of the written proof of inspection showing compliance with minimum sanitation and health requirements as hereinabove specified, and prior to the issuance of a vendor or peddler's license as set forth hereinafter and prior to the use and operation of said ice cream truck, said ice cream truck shall be thoroughly examined and inspected by the Fort Wayne Police Department and must have the following safety equipment on said vehicle in good working order:
(A) A metal, horizontally extendable sign at least 20 inches in length, and at least ten inches in width imprinted with the words "STOP" in six-inch black block letters on yellow background, and "PROCEED WITH CAUTION" in two-inch black block letters on yellow background, such arm to be lighted at the street end of said arm with two alternately flashing lights two inches in diameter, amber in the front and red in the back clearly visible from both front and rear directions at a distance of at least 300 feet, the bottom of said sign to be at a height between three and five feet above the level of the street or way.
(B) The inspection letter for each vehicle by the Board of Health and Fort Wayne Police Department shall be carried in that vehicle.
(C) Each vendor-driver shall possess a valid Indiana chauffeur's driver's license. The owner shall provide his drivers, in the spring, a safety program of at least two hours taught by a qualified instructor in the operation of the ice cream truck and vending of products.
(Ord. G-4-15, passed 4-14-15)