Board sets hearing to consider regulations on sidewalk vendors

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The Riverside County board of supervisors scheduled an Oct. 22 public hearing to consider a range of regulations that would prohibit sidewalk and mobile food truck vendors from operating during certain hours and within defined distances of schools, fire hydrants and other objects in unincorporated areas of Riverside County. The Transportation and Land Management Agency submitted the regulatory proposals to amend Ordinances 499.15 and 852 in order to remain in compliance with changes in state law established in September 2018 under Senate Bill 946. The bill largely focused on sidewalk vendors, providing that counties and municipalities cannot outlaw the pushcart and wagon variety sellers, but instead they must have a regulatory scheme on the books that gives the street-level entrepren
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