At their meeting Tuesday night, city commissioners approved first reading of an ordinance allowing food trucks to operate on certain parts of city property.
The ordinance permits food trucks at the Henderson Depot Welcome Center, East End Park and
"I think this is a very good place to start," said Commissioner
Annual permits for food trucks will cost
"That (fee) is considerably less than our neighbor of
In March, City Commissioners held a work session to discuss the possibility of allowing food trucks within the city of
Though the temporary sales permit would allow food trucks on private property, the permit does not allow sales on city property. Requirements for a temporary sales permit include a minimum of two parking spaces, compliance with health and fire codes and not within 10 feet of an entrance way to any business open to the public. According to Code Administrator
At the March work session, City Attorney
A large part of Downtown contains angled parking, so a food truck could occupy as many as five to six spaces. Due to safety reasons, food trucks must be parallel parked. Parking spots around
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