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(A) It shall be unlawful for any person or entity to operate as a mobile food vendor on private property or public property without having first obtained registration approval from the Monticello Police Chief and fully complying with the terms of this chapter. Applications for operations on public property must receive a right-of-way permit from the city, in addition to application approval from the Monticello Police Chief. Mobile food vendor registration applications shall be submitted to the Monticello Police Chief upon forms provided for that purpose. Each registrant shall pay a $25 registration fee for the first vehicle or pushcart, and a $10 fee for each additional vehicle or pushcart. All fees are nonrefundable.
(B) Each registrant shall provide the following information:
(1) Completed mobile food vendor registration application;
(2) Registrant name, address, phone number, and e-mail address;
(3) Business name, address, phone number, and e-mail address;
(4) Driver/operator name, address, phone number, and e-mail address;
(5) List of mobile food vehicles/trucks or pushcarts intended to be operated including the make, model, year, vehicle identification number, and license plate number for each;
(6) Illinois Department of Revenue identification number for the retailers' occupation tax. No registration shall be issued if the registrant does not have an identification number, except that no identification number shall be required if a mobile food vendor is a nonprofit organization and the registrant furnishes the city with a tax-exempt number and written proof of its tax-exempt status;
(7) Copy of driver's license for all registrants, drivers, and operators;
(8) Written consent from the owner of the property upon which the mobile food vehicle/truck
or pushcart will be located;
(9) Copy of Health Department permits;
(10) Copy of current vehicle registration;
(11) Proof of liability and automobile insurance;
(12) Affirmation that they are not a registered sex offender, as defined in the Sex Offender Registration Act (ILCS Ch. 730, Act 150, § 1);
(13) A plan or other document depicting the proposed location of the mobile food vehicle/truck or pushcart;
(14) An executed unconditional agreement and consent for mobile food vending on a form approved by the City Attorney; and
(15) All other information and documents the Monticello Police Chief deems to be reasonably necessary to evaluate compliance with the terms of this chapter and the terms of the mobile food vendor registration application.
(C) The registration requirement for mobile food vehicles/trucks or pushcarts is waived for all special events authorized by a city-issued permit.
(Ord. 2020-44, passed 9-28-2020)