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Feb 25, 2011 03:58 PM

Food trucks in Chapel Hill

Not sure how many of you have heard, but some in CH are trying to ban food trucks. I received an email saying there will be a town hall meeting about this on Monday night. I can't be there, but have written to the local gov't about it. I know a lot of our local chow group are fans, and just wanted to let you know about this, in case you didn't already.

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  1. Here's a link:

    I sent an email. A resident, the guy behind 3 Cups, I think, is behind the petition to allow food trucks

    1. How about a petition to change the name of the next town to Truckboro.

      1. An email sent from the Chapel Hill Town Council:

        Public Forum: Food Trucks (Mobile Food Units): The Council received public input both in favor and against allowing food trucks in Chapel Hill. The Land Use Management Ordinance provisions are generally silent on temporary mobile food sales. The Council expressed an interest in hearing about how other cities regulate food trucks and guideline options. Business leaders from the Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Partnership said they are surveying businesses for their perspectives on the question. Rare for a community of its size, Chapel Hill has an unusually high number of restaurants known for an astounding variety and quality of cuisine. The proposal will be discussed again at a future Council meeting.