Pavilion Food Truck becomes first to be approved under new legislation

  At the Wednesday, April 10, Vermilion Municipal Planning Commission meeting, the board reviewed the conditional use permit requested by Tim Pence of Pence Lake Erie Lanes for a mobile food unit. Jeremy Crawford and Joe Jesko co-owners of the “The Pavilion Food Truck” were present to represent Tim Pence who applied for a conditionalContinue reading “Pavilion Food Truck becomes first to be approved under new legislation”

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Planning commission approves conditional use guidelines for food trucks

Councilman John Gabriel provided the members of the planning commission with guidelines for conditional use per Ordinance 2018-63 “Mobile Food Units.” He explained that council had multiple meetings to discuss the food truck legislation. He said per the ordinance, property owners will need to come before the planning commission for conditional use approval. Chapter 872.02Continue reading “Planning commission approves conditional use guidelines for food trucks”

City council receives department updates from administrators, continues food truck discussion

The Vermilion City Council met for a regular meeting on Monday, October 22. The meeting started with Gwen Fisher sharing an email the council received from Vermilion Parks and Recreation Board President Terry Parker in response to comments made by resident Homer Taft at a previous council meeting. Taft questioned why the parks board seemedContinue reading “City council receives department updates from administrators, continues food truck discussion”

Committees continue discussion on food trucks, lateral inspections

By Melanie Williamson The five city council committees met on Monday, October 15, to discuss several ongoing issues, ideas, and ordinances. The committee meetings provide city council members and residents an opportunity to openly discuss the items they have concerns about and ask questions, as well as receive updates from the fire and police departments.Continue reading “Committees continue discussion on food trucks, lateral inspections”

Legislative committee presents rough draft of food truck legislation

By Melanie Williamson The first item on the agenda for the Legislative Committee was the proposed food truck ordinance. Under the leadership of Council-at-Large Monica Stark, Stark and councilman John Gabriel prepared a draft of possible legislation based on the items that have already been discussed. Gabriel introduced the draft stating that to start, theyContinue reading “Legislative committee presents rough draft of food truck legislation”

Ordinance No. 2018 – Mobile Food Services

Below is the full draft of the proposed ordinance regarding food trucks in Vermilion. It was made clear during the Monday, September 24, city council legislative committee meeting that this is a rough draft and that any part of this ordinance may be changed or eliminated. The discussion on this draft will continue at the Monday, October 1,Continue reading “Ordinance No. 2018 – Mobile Food Services”

Food trucks show increased interest in Vermilion, but city needs regulations

By Karen Cornelius The Legislative Committee of Vermilion City Council met on Monday night, June 11, and discussed having food trucks in Vermilion. The topic was brought up by mayor Jim Forthofer reporting for the service director, Tony Valerius, who looked at Vermilion’s current legislation on food trucks and trailers and wanted to make recommendationsContinue reading “Food trucks show increased interest in Vermilion, but city needs regulations”