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10/20/2011
New Food Truck Regulations Help Cut Red Tape
With the increased popularity of food trucks and recognizing the vibrant street life they bring with them, Mayor Fischer and the Metro Council have revised several regulatory rules, making it easier for the small businesses to operate. A new section was added to the existing Vendors, Peddlers, and Solicitors ordinance, to address mobile food units (i.e., food trucks), which was sponsored by Councilwoman Madonna Flood. Mobile food units are just one of four different street vendors regulated by Louisville Metro. The changes went into effect October 14.