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File #: O-141-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 3/22/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/2/2019 Final action: 4/2/2019
Title: Enacting a new Toledo Municipal Code Chapter 746, "Mobile Food Vendors" and amending Toledo Municipal Code Chapter 745, "Peddlers"; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Audio: Agenda Review 3/26/2019, 2. Audio: City Council 4/2/2019

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Councilman Ludeman

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Enacting a new Toledo Municipal Code Chapter 746, "Mobile Food Vendors" and amending Toledo Municipal Code Chapter 745, "Peddlers"; and declaring an emergency.

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
Mobile food vendors are currently regulated under Chapter 745 of the Toledo Municipal Code, entitled "Peddlers." The proliferation of mobile food vendors in recent years has made these regulations outdated and insufficient for the purposes of protecting public health and encouraging business. This has necessitated the adoption of a specific provision to the Municipal Code to ensure fair, safe and orderly operation of mobile food vendors, and to encourage economic growth within the City. With his ordinance, Chapter 745, "Peddlers" is being amended to remove regulation of mobile food vendors and a new Chapter 746, "Mobile Food Vendors" is being enacted.

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NOW, THEREFORE, Be it ordained by the Council of the City of Toledo:

SECTION 1. That Chapter 745 of the Toledo Municipal Code, which reads as follows:

745.01. Definitions.
As used in this chapter:
(a) "Goods" means all personal property of every kind and description and also includes chattels, fixtures and goods which at the time of sale or subsequently thereto are so affixed to realty as to become part thereof whether or not separable therefrom.
(b) "Services" means work or labor of every kind and description performed for the benefit of another.
(c) "Direct solicitation" means solicitation for sale, or sale of goods or services by any person, at the home or residence of the buyer or prospective buyer or upon and across the streets or other public places in the City, or outdoors (open-air) on occupied or unoccupied private property. Direct solicitation does not include solicitation or sales in which the buyer or prospective buyer initiated the contact between the parties for the purpose of negotiating a purchase nor to any solicitation or sale pursuant to...

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