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City Attorney

Roger Baker
Tooele City Attorney

90 North Main Street
Tooele, UT 84074

Phone: 435.843.2120
Fax: 435.843.2129

Title 5. Chapter 16. Park Concessions

5-16-1. Concessions in parks.

The provisions of this Chapter shall apply to all public parks and playgrounds, and associated buildings and parking areas, owned or controlled by Tooele City.

(Ord. 2016-10, 07-06-16) (Ord. 2010-07, 06-15-2010) (Ord. 1988-19, 07-06-1988)

5-16-2. Sale of food without a business license prohibited.

(1) No person, firm, corporation, organization, or association shall sell any food or food product of any kind in any city-owned park or playground without a business license as a concessionaire.

(2) For organized events, the organizing or sponsoring organization shall obtain the license. The individual food vendors shall not be required to obtain individual business licenses to sell food or food products at the event. The licensed organization shall regulate the number and type of vendors, and vendor activities, pursuant to the organization’s event policies, consistent with any Tooele City policies.

(3) All food vendors shall be required to comply with applicable state and local health regulations and to obtain all required state and local health permits.

(4) A business license issued pursuant to this Chapter shall be issued under and governed by the provisions of Chapter 1 of this Title.

(Ord. 2016-10, 07-06-16) (Ord. 2010-07, 06-15-2010) (Ord. 1988-19, 07-06-1988)  

5-16-3. Application for business license.

(1) Each person, firm, or corporation desiring to apply for a business license as a concessionaire to sell food in any city-owned park or playground shall file an application therefor. In addition to the information required by Chapter 1 of this Title, the application shall include the following information:

(a) The name and address of the applicant.

(b) The location where the applicant proposes to sell food.

(c) The types of food proposed to be sold.

(d) A description of any buildings or equipment, owned by the city, desired to be used by the concessionaire.

(e) The equipment that the concessionaire plans to use, including not only food preparation and food serving equipment but also any cart or building proposed to be used in the operation.

(f) A plan for removing trash from, and otherwise cleaning, the site of the food product preparation and sale.

(Ord. 2016-10, 07-06-16) (Ord. 2010-07, 06-15-2010) (Ord. 1988-19, 07-06-1988)

5-16-4. Operation not to be changed.

Any person receiving a business license as a concessionaire shall not change any part of the operation described in the application, including equipment used or the food to be served, without applying for and receiving approval of the change from the City Recorder.

(Ord. 2016-10, 07-06-16) (Ord. 2010-07, 06-15-2010) (Ord. 1988-19, 07-06-1988) 

5-16-5. Fees.

Each person licensed under this Chapter shall pay the regular annual business licensing fee except as provided in Section 5-1-7 of this Title.

(Ord. 2016-10, 07-06-16) (Ord. 2010-07, 06-15-2010) (Ord. 1988-19, 07-06-1988) 

5-16-6. Duration of concession.

Each business license to each concessionaire shall expire on December 31 of each year regardless of the date of issuance.

(Ord. 2016-10, 07-06-16) (Ord. 2010-07, 06-15-2010) (Ord. 1988-19, 07-06-1988)

5-16-7. Temporary concessions. Repealed.

(Ord. 2010-07, 06-15-2010) (Ord. 1988-19, 07-06-1988) 

5-16-8. Penalties.

(1) Any person or business entity selling food products in a city-owned park or playground without a business license shall be guilty of a Class B misdemeanor under Section 5-1-33 of this Title.

(2) Any person or business entity violating any other provision of this Chapter shall be guilty of an Infraction.

(3) A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.

(Ord. 2016-10, 07-06-16) (Ord. 1988-19, 07-06-1988) 

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Please Note:  Every attempt has been made to keep this online Tooele City Code up-to-date; however, there may be discrepancies between this online code and that which is actually adopted.  If you have questions about the Tooele City Code or for the most recent update, please call (435) 843-2120 or email attorney@tooelecity.org.

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