[Adopted 11-9-1983 by Ord. No. 36-83 (Ch. 103, Art. IV, of the 1969 Code)]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- MOBILE RETAIL FOOD ESTABLISHMENT
- Any movable restaurant, truck, van, trailer, cart, bicycle or other movable unit, including hand-carried portable containers, in or on which food or beverage is transported, stored or prepared for retail sale or given away at temporary locations.
All mobile retail food establishments shall be inspected and approved by the Health Department prior to being licensed.
[Amended 5-9-1984 by Ord. No. 20-84]
Mobile retail food establishments shall obtain their products and/or ingredients for products only from approved sources. Mobile retail food establishments shall procure their food products only from establishments rated "satisfactory" or "conditionally satisfactory" by the local or state health authority.
Mobile retail food establishments that sell or distribute potentially hazardous foods, as defined by Chapter XII of the State Sanitary Code, shall store and display these foods so that the product temperature is maintained below 45° F. or above 140° F. Food cooling equipment or devices contained or utilized by a mobile retail food establishment shall be powered by gas, electricity or other means acceptable to the Registered Environmental Health Specialist or Health Officer.
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any of the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not less than $5 nor more than $500, at the discretion of the Judge imposing such penalty, and each violation of any of the provisions of this article, and each day the same is violated, shall be deemed and taken to be a separate and distinct offense.