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5.30.050 License permit required – application contents.
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A. No person, firm, or corporation shall operate within the city as a mobile food vendor without a valid business license according to the requirements of Chapter 5.02 SMC and a mobile food vendor license per this chapter. Application for a mobile food vendor license shall be made to the City Clerk, upon forms to be provided by the City Clerk. A mobile food vendor license shall not be issued prior to submittal and approval of all items required in this section and a determination of compliance with all conditions of license approval.

B. A mobile vendor license may be suspended or revoked in writing by the Mayor or his/her designee for any of the following reasons:

1. Any fraud, misrepresentation or false statement contained in the application for a license.

2. Any fraud, misrepresentation or false statement made in connection with the selling of products.

3. Any violation of this chapter.

4. Conviction of the licensee or operator of a felony or of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude.

5. Conducting a business licensed under this chapter in an unlawful manner or in such a manner as to constitute a breach of the peace or to constitute a menace to the health, safety or general welfare of the public.

C. The application for a mobile food vendor license shall state the name and address of the applicant and the vehicle license number from which the applicant proposes to conduct business.

D. Such application shall be accompanied with the license fee as provided for in the current fee resolution, together with a photocopy of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license for all operators, proof of automobile liability insurance coverage in an amount acceptable to the risk manager for the city, and evidence of a Washington State Department of Revenue business registration number.

E. In addition to the foregoing requirements, mobile food vendors shall:

1. Provide documentation that the vending unit has been approved by the State of Washington Department of Labor and Industries.

2. Provide evidence of current State of Washington vehicle registration.

3. Provide documentation of approval by the Snohomish County Health District of the vending unit.

4. Provide a written plan documenting appropriate disposal of wastewater generated by the vending unit.

5. Identify available toilet and hand washing facilities.

6. Provide written permission from the property owner(s) consenting to operation of the business on the owner’s property, if operated on private property.

7. Provide a site plan depicting existing site improvements, ingress and egress location(s), the location of the vending unit, and, if on private property, the location of at least two spaces for customer parking. (Ord. 2341, 2017)

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