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Supporting Healthy Food Access—Are There Local Laws For That?
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Code § 42A.14(C)(1) (current through March 24, 2017)
Exempts farm stands that sell unprocessed whole foods grown on-site on land assessed as agricultural land from mobile food vendor licensing requirements.
Creates an exemption.
Expressly allows something.
Food System Category:
Does the law refer to priority populations in some way?
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to improving or protecting health?
Yes. "Unprocessed whole food" (sec. 42A.14(c )).
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal of fostering improved environmental conditions?
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to promoting or supporting the community's economy?
Does the law include findings (including jurisdiction-specific findings), or are there findings in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Does the law have a stated intent or purpose, or is there an intent or purpose in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
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.
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes. § 42A.02.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
Yes. Licensing procedures. § 42A.04.
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
Yes. Suspension or revocation of license. § 42A.06.
Does the law include an evaluation component, beyond reporting on activity?
Does the law require an extra or atypical financial or resource investment?
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.