San Jacinto City Council pursues new food truck and street vendor laws

The proliferation of illegal food vendors was the focus of the San Jacinto City Council meeting Tuesday. Feb. 16, as city staff worked on new vending ordinances.The city staff, led by Travis Randell, director of community development, told the council the best way to control the mobile food vendors and specifically the food trucks would be through amending the city’s development code.In a presentation, Randell told the council at the teleconference, there were several types of food vendors including but not limited to: food trucks, food carts, pushcarts, sidewalk food vendors and roadside vending which is according to Riverside County is “any vehicle used in conjunction with a commissary or other permanent food facility upon which food is sold or distributed at retail.” He ga
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