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Posted on: August 13, 2019

New rules for mobile food units

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Mobile Food Units that utilize propane must have an annual propane pressure test before being able to renew their Mobile Food Unit Permit.  Mobile Food Units currently permitted by the City who have grills, gas stoves, fryers, or other food equipment that can produce grease vapors, shall have a fire suppression system installed on the vent hood before August 1, 2020.  New Mobile Food Units shall meet this requirement before a mobile food unit permit can be issued.

Mobile Food Units must begin utilizing recyclable or compostable straws, spoons, forks, knives, plates and other single service articles before January 1, 2020.

Effective January 1, 2020, NO styrofoam cups, plates, containers, or other styrofoam single service items will be allowed to be used or stored on Mobile Food Units.

Visit https://www.sanmarcostx.gov/615/Mobile-Food-Establishments for notices, applications and ordinance information.

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