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Chicago Food Truck Ordinance

WATCH: City's Food Vendors Struggle To Survive

Posted 01.03.2013 | Chicago

Street food vendors may be among the largest contingents that Chicagoans interact with daily but still know little about. On Wednesday, Gapers Blo...

Food Truck Owners Sue City Over New Ordinance

Posted 11.14.2012 | Chicago

The battle over food truck regulation in Chicago heated up another degree as food truck owners slapped the city with a lawsuit on Wednesday. The l...

City Council Approves Mayor's Food Truck Ordinance 45-1

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 09.24.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Food truck operators in Chicago can finally cook onboard their vehicles, as they do across much of the U.S., under an ordinance approv...

Would New, Mayor-Endorsed Ordinance Help Food Trucks Flourish?

Posted 07.03.2012 | Chicago

Last month, a group of Chicago aldermen introduced an ordinance touted to make it easier for food trucks to do business in the Windy City. With the se...

Food Trucks: A New Kind of Criminal?

Amy Le | Posted 09.01.2012 | Chicago
Amy Le

All that I ask from Mayor Emanuel and the city council is to give my fellow food truck owners and me the same opportunity to grow our businesses and contribute to the amazing culinary community in Chicago as my mother had, 34 years ago.

New Ordinance Could Make It Easier For Chicago Food Trucks To Do Business

Posted 06.26.2012 | Chicago

The city of Chicago appears to be on the verge of, finally, legalizing mobile food trucks, even allowing for on-truck cooking. Alds. Tom Tunney (44...

Restaurant-Owning Alderman Throws Up Road Blocks To Food Truck Ordinance

Posted 08.17.2011 | Chicago

In most cities in the country, from New York to Seattle to humble Carrboro, North Carolina, the food truck craze is in full swing. But here in Chicago...