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Mobile Food Vending Regulations

The Select Board is seeking public input to establish regulations on mobile food vending in Town. Maps and draft regulations are posted at https://ma-chatham.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/Index/596 to help get the conversation started.

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  1. Where (and/or when) would you like to see mobile food vendors operate?

    What are your ideas for locations that don't conflict with food service establishments? Does the suggested location attract potential customers all the time or would it be more popular at certain...
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    Sep 27, 2021 by Shanna Nealy (25 points)

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  2. What is an appropriate distance from a brick and mortar restaurant for a food truck to set up?

    Some municipalities specify a distance from a food service establishment within which a mobile food vendor may not operate. The town of Needham restriction is within 200 ft. Is this a reasonable...
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    Sep 27, 2021 by Shanna Nealy (25 points)

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  3. Should mobile food vendors operate on public streets?

    Should mobile food vendors be allowed to operate on the street in a public right of way or should operations be limited to parking lots?

    Sep 27, 2021 by Shanna Nealy (25 points)

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  4. How should mobile food vending be permitted?

    Should permits for mobile food vendors be tied to a specific location, on certain days, at certain times (i.e., Rte. 137 bike path parking lot, Saturdays from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., June -September) or...
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    Sep 27, 2021 by Shanna Nealy (25 points)

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  5. Should there be an incentive for mobile food vendors to operate in the off-season?

    Many of our brick and mortar restaurants are operated seasonally. Should there be an incentive for mobile food vendors to operate in the off-season?

    Sep 27, 2021 by Shanna Nealy (25 points)

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