Section 151.06.009 Mobile Food Vendors
A.   Minimum Requirements and Restrictions
   1.   Mobile food vendors shall have and maintain the authority or permission to use the parcel of private property on which the mobile vending operation is located, and shall provide, and update as necessary, written evidence to the Community Development Director of that authorization or permission.
   2.   The use of a portable generator or connection to a source of electricity shall comply with the minimum requirements of the National Electrical Code, as adopted under Article 150.01 of the City Code, or in a manner approved by the Building Official.
   3.   Illicit connection or discharge to any wastewater collection system is prohibited pursuant to Chapter 50 of the City Code.
   4.   Mobile food vending units shall not be placed or located within the clear vision area as defined under Section 151.04.009 of this Code.
   5.   No mobile vending unit shall operate at any location other than that established on the plot plan submitted with the application as required by this Section.
   6.   Any mobile vending unit shall be removed from the site during the hours of non- operation.
   7.   The area within which a mobile food vendor is operating shall at all times be kept clean and free from litter, garbage, rubble, and debris.
   8.   A mobile food vendor shall not make use of any outdoor cooking facilities, including grills.
   9.   Temporary structures, such as portable tables, chairs, and awnings may be used in the conduct of operations in a safe and approved manner.
   10.   Advertising shall be permitted on the mobile food vending unit only to identify the name of the product or name of the vendor, and the posting of prices. No temporary signs are allowed.
B.   Permit Required
   1.   It shall be unlawful for any mobile food vendor, except those operating on an itinerant basis, to engage in business within the city without first obtaining a permit. In addition to the requirements of subsection A, the Community Development Director or Fire Marshal may impose additional conditions of approval deemed necessary to protect the public interest, which shall be stated on a written permit certificate.
   2.   The permit certificate shall be valid for one (1) year from the date of issuance unless sooner suspended or revoked. Failure to abide by the conditions of approval of subsection A and any additional conditions included in the permit by the Community Development Director shall be grounds for immediate suspension and/or revocation of the permit.
   3.   The permit certificate shall be attached to the mobile vending unit where it is readily visible.
   4.   The permit fee shall be $25.00.
C.   Exceptions. The provisions of this Section shall not apply to itinerant vendors, festivals, community projects or public events which occur on a periodic basis and which are specifically approved by the City Council or City Manager and/or his or her designee.
(Ord. 2016-003, passed 4-14-16)