The Spearfish City Council held off on reading an ordinance pertaining to food trucks, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. The ordinance would create city code to regulate mobile food and beverage vendors. Currently, the city does not have any regulations on food trucks.
The proposed ordinance would require mobile food vendors to obtain an annual permit for $150. Rules concerning their operation and location to protect public safety, prevent traffic and parking concerns, and other health standards are included in the proposal. Mobile food vendors would be allowed to operate in commercial property if the property owner has the requisite license under unrestricted hours. Vendors would be able to operate on public streets under restricted hours, which vary based on their location.
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