Essay on Public Space and Mobile Food Vehicles

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Mobile Food Vehicles
Guidelines for Operation and Sale of Food

Revised 24/11/2011

Responsible Officer: Manager Compliance
Document Name: Mobile Food Vehicles (MFV) - Guidelines for operation and sale of food (updated November 2011).DOCX

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Mobile Food Vehicles (MFV)
Guidelines for operation and sale of food
Approval Date: 24/11/2011

Last Revised: July 2011

Contents
Local Law No. 2 (Roads and Council Land) ................................................................................ 3
COUNCIL STANDARDS ................................................................................................................ 5
1.

Safety and accessibility ........................................................................................................ 5

2.

Community Amenity ............................................................................................................. 5

3.

Hygiene and Cleanliness ...................................................................................................... 5

4.

Trader Restrictions ............................................................................................................... 6

SITES AND LOCATIONS ............................................................................................................... 7
5.

Appropriate Locations .......................................................................................................... 7
5.2
5.3

6.

Adjacent premises......................................................................................................... 8
Existing public infrastructure ......................................................................................... 8

Special Events ..................................................................................................................... 8

MANAGEMENT AND RESPONSIBILITIES .................................................................................... 9
7.

Operator’s Responsibilities ................................................................................................... 9
7.1
7.2

Insurance requirements ................................................................................................ 9

7.3

Indemnity requirements ................................................................................................. 9

7.4
8.

Daily management ........................................................................................................ 9

Display of permit registration ......................................................................................... 9

Council Responsibilities........................................................................................................ 9
8.1

Trading on public space ................................................................................................ 9

8.2

Compensation and loss of trade .................................................................................... 9

8.3

Monitor compliance with approved permit ................................................................... 10

Responsible Officer: Manager Compliance
Document Name: Mobile Food Vehicles (MFV) - Guidelines for operation and sale of food (updated November 2011).DOCX

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2 / 10

Mobile Food Vehicles
Guidelines for operation and sale of food
Approval Date 24/11/2011

Last Revised: July 2010

Purpose
These guidelines have been developed to guide Council’s consideration of applications for permits under Council’s Local Law and to provide a framework for management of mobile food vehicles in the municipality.
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