City of Haverhill, MA
Essex County
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[Adopted 6-23-1981 by Doc. 122 (Ch. 191, Art. III, of the 1980 Code)]
A. 
Licenses for the sale of ice cream and related products from a vending truck shall be issued by the Board of Health. The initial licenses shall be granted to expire on the first anniversary of the effective date of this legislation.
B. 
There shall be issued no more than two such licenses during the course of any given year.
C. 
Whenever a license hereunder is issued to a vendor whose principal place of business is located within the City of Haverhill, such license shall limit to two the number of vending trucks to be used by the licensee.
D. 
Whenever a license hereunder is issued to a vendor whose principal place of business is located outside the City of Haverhill, such license shall limit to one the number of vending trucks to be used by the licensee.
E. 
The fee for licenses issued hereunder shall be set by the Board of Health.
F. 
In evaluating an application for a license to sell ice cream and related products from a vending truck, the Board of Health shall consider the following criteria:
(1) 
Whether the applicant has sufficient vending equipment to adequately service the needs of the City.
(2) 
The number of years the applicant has been engaged in the sale of ice cream and related products from vending trucks within the City.
(3) 
The extensiveness and quality of the applicant's line of products to be offered for sale to the public.
(4) 
Whether the applicant's business is located within the City.
(5) 
Whether the applicant has previously had a license to peddle within the City.
(6) 
Whether the applicant has been convicted within the prior 12 months of any offense against the laws of Massachusetts or the ordinances of the City relating to peddling.
(7) 
Whether the applicant is a person of good moral character and has a good business reputation within the City.
(8) 
Any other factors relating to the applicant deemed relevant by the Board of Health in determining whether the issuance of a license to him will best serve the general welfare of the residents of the City.
G. 
The Board of Health shall regulate the issuance, revocation, suspension and renewal of all licenses hereunder.
H. 
Any individual, corporation, partnership or other entity to which a license hereunder is issued shall be entitled, at least 30 days prior to the expiration of such license, to apply for renewal of such license, said renewal to be granted unless for good cause shown.
I. 
Nothing contained in this § 191-6 shall apply to the issuance or other disposition of a license to sell ice cream and related products from a vending truck at the Haverhill Municipal Stadium, and no license issued hereunder shall entitle the licensee to operate at said stadium.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original § 191-4J, re: effectiveness for one year unless amended, which immediately followed this subsection, was repealed 6-8-2004 by Doc. 84 and 12-7-2004 by Doc. 155.
J. 
Any individual engaged in the sale of ice cream and related products from a vending truck must be listed on the application and comply with the provisions of Article VII of Chapter 191.
[Added 5-20-2014; amended 6-2-2015 by Doc. 71]
A. 
Licenses for the sale of ice cream and related products from a vending truck at the Haverhill Municipal Stadium shall be issued by the Board of Health. The initial licenses shall be granted to expire on the first anniversary of the effective date of this legislation.
B. 
There shall be issued no more than two such licenses during the course of any given year.
C. 
Such license shall stipulate that the licensee shall use no more than one vending truck per licensee in the sale of ice cream and related products at the Haverhill Municipal Stadium.
D. 
The fee for such licenses shall be set by the Board of Health.
E. 
In evaluating an application for a license to sell ice cream and related products from a vending truck, the Board of Health shall consider the following criteria:
(1) 
Whether the applicant has sufficient vending equipment to adequately service the needs of the stadium.
(2) 
The number of years the applicant has been engaged in the sale of ice cream and related products from vending trucks within the City.
(3) 
The extensiveness and quality of the applicant's line of products to be offered for sale to the public.
(4) 
Whether the applicant's business is located within the City.
(5) 
Whether the applicant has previously had a license to peddle within the City.
(6) 
Whether the applicant has been convicted within the prior 12 months of any offense against the laws of Massachusetts or the ordinances of the City relating to peddling.
(7) 
Whether the applicant is a person of good moral character and has a good business reputation within the City.
(8) 
Any other factors relating to the applicant deemed relevant by the Board of Health in determining whether the issuance of a license to him will best serve the general welfare of the residents of the City.
F. 
The Board of Health shall regulate the issuance, revocation, suspension and renewal of all licenses hereunder.
G. 
Any individual, corporation, partnership or other entity to which a license hereunder is issued shall be entitled, at least 30 days prior to the expiration of such license, to apply for renewal of such license, said renewal to be granted unless for good cause shown.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original § 191-5H, re: effectiveness for one year unless renewed, which immediately followed this subsection, was repealed 6-8-2004 by Doc. 84 and 12-7-2004 by Doc. 155.
H. 
Any individual engaged in the sale of ice cream and related products from a vending truck must be listed on the application and comply with the provisions of Article VII of Chapter 191.
[Added 5-20-2014; amended 6-2-2015 by Doc. 71]