How does the town view food trucks?

Currently the town does not have standards to address food trucks and only recognizes permanent food related establishments within a physical building. The reason is that all food related business are reviewed as permanent establishments that must have water and sewer connections, bathrooms, parking and employee housing. Because these requirements are extremely costly and cumbersome for food trucks to meet, food trucks are inadvertently incapable of  meeting the standards for permanent buildings.

With that being said, the Municipal Code (Chapter 5.21) allows temporary or transient merchant businesses to operate on private property for no more than 8 days within 1 calendar year and no more than 4 consecutive days. The Town Finance Department issues the merchant business license permit which would allow food trucks to operate on private property subject to the Municipal Code standards.

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2. Do I need a permit for a fence?
3. Can I rent my home, apartment, condo or townhome short-term?
4. Are there fencing standards, such as height and setback requirements?
5. Who needs a business license?
6. How does the town view food trucks?
7. Can I prep or cook in my food truck when it is stored on private property?
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9. Where can I store a food truck?
10. When and where can I operate (i.e. prep, cook and conduct business) a food truck?
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