SAFETY SERVICES &
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
A Public Hearing will be heard before the Safety Services & Licenses Committee on Monday, February 4, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Cranston Council Chambers, City Hall, 869 Park Avenue, City Hall, Cranston, R.I. pursuant to Section 3.12 of the Charter on the following proposed Ordinance.
Copies of all proposed Ordinances are available for public review at the City Clerk’s Office, Cranston Central Library and on the City website: cranstonri.com under calendar by clicking the Committee meeting date.
“Individuals requesting interpreter services for the deaf or hard of hearing must notify the City Clerk’s Office at 461-1000 ext. 3197 seventy-two (72) hours in advance of the hearing date.”
Christopher G. Paplauskas, Chair
Safety Services & Licenses Committee
Maria Medeiros Wall, JD
PROPOSED ORDINANCE 1-19-01 IN AMENDMENT OF TITLE 5.44 , OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF CRANSTON, 2005 , ENTITLED “PERMITTING AND REGULATIONS OF MOBILE FOOD TRUCKS’
(Mobile Food Truck, Operation, Storage and Parking)
It is ordained by the City Council of the City of Cranston as follows:
Section 1. Title 5.44. entitled “Permitting and Regulations of Mobile Food Trucks is hereby amended as follows:
5.44.110 – Operation, Storage and Parking of Mobile Food Trucks
A. Operation Without Permit. Any mobile food truck being operated without a valid mobile food truck permit issued by the commissioner shall be deemed a public safety hazard and may be ticketed and impounded.
B. Unattended Vehicles Prohibited. No mobile food truck shall be parked on the street overnight, or left unattended and unsecured at any time food is kept in the mobile food truck. Any mobile food truck which is found to be unattended shall be considered a public safety hazard and may be ticketed and impounded.
C. A mobile food truck operating outside of an approved route, at an unauthorized location, or beyond the hours for which the operation has been permitted shall be deemed operating without a permit in violation of this section and may be subject to enforcement under subsection
D. Storage or Service on Residential Property: No food truck shall be parked in front of a residential home, on the street or in the driveway next to or adjacent to a residential home for any purpose and for any length of time. No person shall park, idle or store a mobile food tuck in front of a residence or in the driveway of a residence for the purposes of overnight parking, any servicing the food truck, loading supplies into the food truck, cleaning the food truck or preparing food in said truck.
Section 2. This Ordinance shall take effective upon final adoption.
Sponsored by Council Member Brady, Council Vice-President Favicchio