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File #: 16-040    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Second Reading
File created: 12/11/2015 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 1/5/2016 Final action:
Title: ORDINANCE NO. 04-16: CONSIDERATION TO APPROVE AMENDING TITLE XI, "BUSINESS REGULATIONS" OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF DELRAY BEACH, BY CREATING CHAPTER 120, "OPERATION AND SALE OF FOOD FROM MOBILE FOOD TRUCKS (FIRST READING) Recommended Action:
Sponsors: Community Improvement, Donna Quinlan
Attachments: 1. CC 010516 Ord 04-16 Mobile Food Trucks
TO: Mayor and Commissioners
FROM: Michael Coleman, Director, Community Improvement
THROUGH: Donald B. Cooper, City Manager
DATE: January 5, 2016

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ORDINANCE NO. 04-16: CONSIDERATION TO APPROVE AMENDING TITLE XI, "BUSINESS REGULATIONS" OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF DELRAY BEACH, BY CREATING CHAPTER 120, "OPERATION AND SALE OF FOOD FROM MOBILE FOOD TRUCKS (FIRST READING)

Recommended Action:
Recommendation
Motion to Approve an amendment to Title XI, “Business Regulations”, of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Delray Beach by creating Chapter 120, “Operation and Sale of Food From Mobile Food Trucks”. If passed, a public hearing will be held on January 19, 2016.

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Background:
The City Commission authorized a pilot program regulating mobile food trucks for a six- month time period that commenced in September 2014 and was extended twice and expires on February 28, 2016. Food Truck Vendors have been issued a temporary permit to operate under the pilot program. Ordinance No. 04-16 will amend the Business Regulations of the Code of Ordinances by creating a Chapter that sets minimum regulatory standards of conduct for the “Operation and Sale of Food from Mobile Food Trucks”.

The pilot program regulations were discussed at the June 9, 2015 City Commission Workshop meeting and there was consensus by the Commissioners to move forward with the following recommendations: 1) expand the zoning districts where mobile food trucks can operate to include General Commercial (GC) and Planned Commercial (PC); 2) extend the hours of operation to midnight; and 3) decrease the processing fee and increase the penalty fees. These recommendations have been incorporated into the proposed Ordinance.

One regulation that was not discussed during the pilot program was “Canteen Trucks” better known as “lunch trucks”. Currently, lunch trucks are observed roaming the City but they are not regulated. Given the magnitude of cons...

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