Category archives for: Code Compliance

New Iberia, LA: Food Trucks Challenge Operations Ordinance

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New Iberia food truck vendors will be heading to city hall next week. Vendors said they’re losing money and they have city council members to blame.

Boston, MA: Food Initiatives, Food Trucks Need to Get Their Act Together

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The City of Boston’s Office of Food Initiatives has, pun intended, a pretty full plate. As popular as various food programs are, and as much as they have grown, I don’t know if they have had much, if any, increased staffing.

Windsor, CAN: Yum! Windsor’s First Food Truck Festival To Be Held This September

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The rally is our way of showcasing to city officials that cities and the wants of its citizens are evolving and that it’s time to look into having some of the licensing guidelines for food trucks in this city loosened

Washington, DC: As the Upstart Food Truck Industry Matures, Where is D.C.’s Mobile Lunch Scene Headed?

The District’s Farragut Square has been a magnet for food trucks at lunchtime. Under new city regulations, vendors must enter a lottery for the right to park there and at other popular spots. (Jeffrey MacMillan/Jeffrey MacMillan )

It’s a common narrative, and a popular one, in the food truck industry. Call it the creation myth of the District’s mobile food vendors: Plucky innovators short on capital abandon the tedium of desk jobs and the restrictions of traditional restaurants to peddle their creations to the District’s business-casual-clad lunch crowds.

Jacksonville, FL: Proposed Regulations Come with Support from Jax Food Trucks

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Regulation on health compliance is done at the state level, but it is up to the City to decide when and where the food trucks can operate. Countless food truck owners attended the meetings because they were shocked at Brown’s first proposal.

Ocean Springs, MS: Ocean Springs Aldermen Look at a Law for Ice Cream Trucks

JOHN FITZHUGH/SUN HERALDMinh Nguyen of Gulfport serves ice cream to Paisley Fruge, 14, and Riley Atchison, 6, of Eunice, La., on the Beach in Biloxi. JOHN FTIZHUGH — SUN HERALD |Buy Photo

Aldermen will discuss approaches at tonight’s meeting

Johnson, TN: Mobile Food Truck Vendor Ordinance Non-Existent in Johnson City

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A brand new food truck in Johnson City is finding out it is having trouble fitting in. It is not because of the food they are serving. The issue is there is no ordinance on the books in the city for mobile food trucks.

Johnson, TN: Can City Rules Stomach Food Trucks?

Jason Howze says Noli, the new food truck stationed in downtown Johnson City the past few weeks, has been an undertaking years in the making. (Nathan Baker/Johnson City Press)

The purveyors of a new mobile eatery in downtown Johnson City are hitching their wagon to the recent rise in popularity of food trucks, although some regulatory speed bumps may slow progress.

Toledo, OH: Celebrates Food Trucks Amid Regulatory Uncertainty

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This Saturday, Toledo will celebrate its first Food Truck Fest. But if the city council passes new regulations on the popular dining option, it could be its last.

Cathedral, CA: Cathedral City Welcomes Food Trucks, Faces Challenges Valley-Wide

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The food truck debate rolls on in the Coachella Valley. After the county lifted major restrictions on the mobile vendors in April, valley cities have mulled their own rules. While there’s still a number of city councils that have no decided, Cathedral City is welcoming food trucks with open arms.