[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of South Hadley 5-10-2017 ATM by Art. 11. Amendments noted where applicable.]
This bylaw implements the requirements of MGL c. 270, § 25 and the regulations promulgated thereunder, as may be amended, relative to the permitting of ice cream trucks within the Town of South Hadley.
As used in this bylaw, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- ICE CREAM
- Any frozen dairy or frozen water-based food product.
- ICE CREAM TRUCK
- Any motor vehicle used for selling, displaying or offering to sell ice cream.
- ICE CREAM TRUCK VENDING
- The selling, displaying or offering to sell ice cream or any other prepackaged food product from an ice cream truck.
- PERMITTING AUTHORITY
- The South Hadley Chief of Police or a qualified person authorized by him.
No person shall engage in ice cream truck vending in the Town of South Hadley unless s/he shall have been issued a valid permit to do so by the permitting authority. Such permit shall be conspicuously displayed and clearly visible on the windshield of any ice cream truck operated or from which ice cream or any other prepackaged food product is sold.
Whoever violates this section shall be assessed a fine of $500. Each day that such person is in operation in violation of this section may be considered a separate violation.
Permits issued hereunder shall conform to regulations, rules, forms and policies of the Massachusetts Department of Public Safety.