Looks like Jersey City is poised to make it nearly impossible for food truck owners to make a living there.
In the proposed ordinance, which is being voted on tonight, vendors would have to stay at least 300 feet away from any brick-and-mortar eatery.
The law would also prohibit mobile vendors from staying in one spot for more than two hours, which is the real killer in our opinion. It can take close to an hour just to set up to serve, and up to another hour to break down. That leaves maybe 10-15 minutes for serving customers. Who can survive on that?
But there’s even more…