Tag Archives: food trucks

Council approves zoning bylaw update to permit food vehicles in Guelph

Guelph, Ont., September 13, 2016 – Last night, Council approved an update to the zoning bylaw to permit the operation of food vehicles in Guelph. “The updated zoning bylaw allows food trucks to operate throughout areas in Guelph that were previously off limits, such as park, commercial, industrial and institutional zones,” says Abby Watts, policy planner with the City of Guelph. The updated zoning bylaw is subject to a 20-day appeal period in accordance with the Planning Act. If no appeal is filed, the new bylaw will be in effect. The zoning bylaw’s definition of food vehicles includes food trucks in addition to food trailers and food carts. The food vehicle zoning bylaw update is part of a larger approach to food vehicles in Guelph.… Continue reading Council approves zoning bylaw update to permit food vehicles in Guelph

Food Vehicle Zoning Bylaw update

Council approved an update to the zoning bylaw on September 12, 2016 to permit the operation of food vehicles throughout areas in Guelph that were previously off limits, such as park, commercial, industrial and institutional zones. Food vehicles include food trucks, ice cream trucks, food trailers and food carts. The approved Zoning Bylaw: Includes a definition for food vehicles Allows food vehicles to operate in some zones Regulates the location of food vehicles on a property A review of the Zoning Bylaw is part of a multi-departmental project to allow food vehicles to operate in Guelph. This includes a review of the Business Licensing Bylaw and the initiation of the Downtown food truck summer pilot project. Background materials The discussion paper includes: Background information on the… Continue reading Food Vehicle Zoning Bylaw update