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Petitioning Houston City Council, District H Ed Gonzalez and 1 other

Support the proposed Mobile Food Unit Ordinance changes.


In an effort to strengthen the city’s business economy, increase our city’s growing culinary image, and bring vitality to many areas in our city’s central business district, we call on Members of the Houston City Council to support the reasonable and stakeholder-driven MFU Ordinance changes being proposed.

The changes include:

Eliminate 60-foot distance between trucks.
Requires change to Fire Code, Section 10.11.12 and amendment to City Ordinance No. 2006-826

One Liquid Propane (LP) permit to cover multiple locations.
Requires change to Fire Code, Section 10.10.2

Ability to park next to existing seating.
Requires change to Mobile Food Health Code

Allow units to provide limited seating of their own, up to 3 tables and 6 chairs.
Requires change to Mobile Food Health Code

Lift the current LP restrictions in the District of Limitations 1.
Allow up to 40lb. LP tank + private property access. Requires changes to LSB standard 10, section 10.3.1

Signatures will be collected and sent to Mayor Annise Parker, Council Members Helena Brown, Jerry Davis, Ellen Cohen, Wanda Adams, Mike Sullivan, Al Hoang, Oliver Pennington, Ed Gonzalez, James G. Rodriguez, Mike Laster, Larry Green, Stephen C. Costello, Andrew C. Burks, Jr., Melissa Noriega, C.O. Bradford, and Jack Christie.

This petition was delivered to:
  • Houston City Council, District H
    Ed Gonzalez
  • Houston City Council

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