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Policy Summary

Exempts farm stands that sell unprocessed whole foods grown on-site on land assessed as agricultural land from mobile food vendor licensing requirements.

Background Information

State Iowa
Jurisdiction Name Cedar Rapids
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 50,000-200,000
Legal Strategies
  • Creates an exemption
  • Expressly allows something
Reach Community-wide
Food System Category Distribute; Get;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
No

Health-related goal?
Yes

"Unprocessed whole food" (sec. 42A.14(c )).

Environmental goal?
No

Economic goal?
No

Includes findings?
No

Has a stated intent or purpose?
Yes

"This ordinance shall be known as the Cedar Rapids Mobile Food Vendor Code and shall apply to Mobile Food Vendors within the city limits of Cedar Rapids." Sec. 42A.01.

Includes definitions?
Yes

§ 42A.02.

Addresses implementation?
Yes

Licensing procedures. § 42A.04.

Enforcement provisions?
Yes

Suspension or revocation of license. § 42A.06.

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra investment?
No

Code context and ordinance history

Chapter 42A (Mobile Food Vendors), Section 42A.14 (Exceptions to License Requirement in 42A.13(A)). History: Ordinance No. 031-16 passed June 14, 2016