CHANGES FOR MOBILE FOOD VENDORS APPROVED

May 05, 2015

By Kim O'Hare

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Food trucks in Toronto will benefit from new policies approved by city council Tuesday afternoon.  Council voted 43-1 in favour of getting rid of some of the more restrictive rules governing the rolling restaurants.

The food vendors will now be able to park within 30 metres of brick and mortar restaurants rather than 50,  and they will be able to park in the same park-and-display parking spots for five hours instead of three.

They will be also allowed to park on collector roads as well as arterial roads.

Mayor John Tory applauded the changes but admitted it “has been a little bit like making sausages over time.”

Despite the Mayors enthusiasm for the new policy, Councillor Georgio Mammoliti, who cast the only vote against the changes says restaurants and other businesses in the city are going to be blocked out by “monster trucks.”

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