Published on May 27th, 2015 | by The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento City Council eases food truck rules, simplifies permit process
After nearly four years of discussion and debate, the Sacramento City Council voted Tuesday night to lift restrictions on food trucks in an attempt to encourage more mobile meal vendors to operate within city limits.
The city’s Law and Legislation Committee asked the council to allow food trucks to park on city streets for as long as parking regulations allow – well beyond the current limit of 30 minutes – and simplify a permit process that enables trucks to sell food on private property.
In a unanimous vote, city council members approved new regulations, which have been in the works since January 2012. The new rules, which will go into effect by the end of June, allow trucks to stay curbside for as long as parking limits allow.
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