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On Monday, August 9, 2021 the City Council passed Ordinance #21-009 Mobile Food Vending AKA Food Trucks. The new Ordinance clarifies the difference between a food truck and an ice cream vendor who drives down the street.
With the passing of this ordinance, the Council will permit food trucks to come to Garden City. The Ordinance encourages the sponsoring of food truck events by non-profit organizations. This could be a way to generate extra funds for such community-based clubs. Once the event is approved, the hosting organization would seek out vendors to come together and have the event.
The hosting organization would have to apply for a Special Event Permit, or seek a City Council Resolution, Rental Agreement, or be affiliated with the City such as the DDA, GC Kiwanis, GC Rotary, GC Lions, GCBA, etc…
The Ordinance includes requirements that make food trucks a positive addition to the community. Some requirements in the ordinance are:
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