Houston food trucks could finally be set free by new rules — for once, no restaurant opposition expected (Culture Map)

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By Eric Sandler
Food truck fans are well acquainted with the sometimes arcane regulations that govern the way mobile food units operate in the Houston. Trucks are required to visit a commissary every day, must be separated from each other by 60 feet, can’t be within 100 feet of tables and chairs, can’t operate downtown without a special permit, etc . . .

However, proposed changes to three major ordinances could provide food trucks with new freedom. While the commissary requirement isn’t changing, the other three regulations will be going away if the Houston City Council approves recommendations developed over the last two years by a task force that includes representatives from various city departments, food trucks and the brick and mortar restaurant community, as represented by its lobbying group, the Greater Houston Restaurant Association.

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