For the purpose of this article, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   CITY SPONSORED OR CITY SANCTIONED SPECIAL EVENT. Outdoor or seasonal events, including the following: Mayfest, Chamber of Commerce Concert Series, Porta Westfalica Festival, Monroe County Fair, Waterloo Homecoming, PumpkinFest, Waterloo Christmas Walk, and any other city sponsored or sanctioned event approved by City Council.
   FOOD TRUCK. Any self-contained motorized vehicle with a valid license plate and registration, from which food or non-alcoholic beverages for immediate consumption is prepared or served.
   FOOD TRUCK VENDOR. A person engaged in the business of selling food or non-alcoholic beverages from a “food truck” as defined herein. A FOOD TRUCK VENDOR does not include an ice cream truck operator.
   ITINERANT VENDOR. Any person who engages in selling and delivering goods within the city, and who leases, uses or occupies any building, structure, tent, street, alley or other space within the city, for the exhibition and sale of such goods; provided, however, that this definition does not include any person who sells such goods from within an establishment operating permanent retail sales of similar products.
   NON-FOOD TRUCK VENDOR. The selling, bartering or exchanging, or the offering for sale, barter or exchange of any tangible personal property upon or along the streets, highways or public places of this municipality or from house-to-house, whether at one place thereon or from place-to-place, from any truck, but shall not include the delivery of any item previously ordered or the sale of items along delivery routes where the purchaser has previously requested the seller to stop and exhibit his items; nor shall PEDDLE be taken to include the solicitation of orders by sample where goods are not delivered at the time the order was taken. NON-FOOD TRUCK VENDOR does not include an ice cream truck operator.
(Ord. 1720, passed 4-3-2017; Am. Ord. 1732, passed 7-3-2017; Am. Ord. 1804, passed 10-19-2020; Am. Ord. 1826, passed 7-6-2021)