Block Island Times

Town Council revising food truck ordinance

A change to the Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation’s food truck statutes is requiring the Town of New Shoreham to revise its General Ordinances for local food truck operations. As a result, the town is going through the process of amending and revising its ordinances for hawkers and peddlers and mobile food establishments to come into compliance with state law.
What this means is that food trucks will now be classified as mobile food establishments, and no longer considered hawkers and peddlers. Per the change in state law, local food trucks will need to

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