The popularity of food trucks has grown over the past 8 years, so a city considering new regulations for food truck may seem like common news. Cities from coast to coast no matter what their population are looking to include food trucks within their city limits. The latest example is Helena, Alabama.
HELENA, AL — The Helena City Council is looking into creating a food truck ordinance. City leaders say the trucks have become increasingly popular for neighborhood gatherings.
Helena City Council Member Hal “Hewy” Woodman says that food trucks are currently allowed to operate under special event licenses, but with gatherings happening on a regular basis the city is looking to create a permanent ordinance.
Woodman says they want to make sure all the trucks meet health inspection standards.
Lazy Boy BBQ and food truck owner/operator Tommy Pippin says the food truck fan base is growing by leaps and bounds because the trucks give residents another option.
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