[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Roseville 2-28-1984 by Ord. No. 895 as Ch. 176 of the 1984 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- ICE CREAM VENDING VEHICLE
- Any vehicle used for the carrying and selling of ice cream, snow cones and similar confectionery products, including but not limited to cotton candy, popcorn, caramel corn and peanuts, upon public streets or parks.
All vehicles as defined by this chapter shall be licensed in accordance with the provisions of the City Code.
Every vehicle as defined in this chapter shall, in addition to any other equipment required by law, be equipped with signal lamps, mounted as high and widely spaced laterally as practicable, which shall be capable of displaying to the front two alternately flashing amber lights located at the same level and to the rear two alternately flashing amber lights located at the same level. Said light shall have sufficient intensity to be visible from a distance of at least 300 feet in normal sunlight and shall be actuated by the driver of said vehicle whenever, but only whenever, said vehicle is stopped on a residential street or other road with vehicular traffic for the purpose of vending its products or is about to stop for that purpose.
In addition to the equipment requirements hereinabove mentioned in Subsection A, each ice cream vending vehicle, when operating on a residential street or road with vehicular traffic, shall be required to letter upon the vehicle itself or to prominently display a sign attached to the vehicle warning other approaching motor vehicles to proceed with caution when said signal lamps are actuated. The warning required by this subsection shall be located both on the front and the rear of said ice cream vending vehicle.
The driver of a vehicle overtaking or meeting any ice cream vending vehicle which is stopped and is displaying two alternately flashing amber lights shall proceed at 1/2 the reasonable speed of that residential street or road on which the ice cream vending vehicle shall be parked, and in all cases it shall be unlawful to pass such ice cream vending vehicle at more than a reasonable speed.
It shall be unlawful to sell or offer for sale any food or other products from a vehicle unless said vehicle is legally parked, or to sell or offer for sale from other than the curb of a legally parked food vending vehicle.
The provisions of this chapter shall apply only to ice cream vending vehicles operated on residential streets, roads and parks with vehicular traffic within the city.
Nothing in this chapter shall be deemed to conflict with Public Acts of 1968, No. 298, of the Michigan Statutes Annotated, commonly known as the "Frozen Desserts Act," and it is hereby considered incorporated and applicable to ice cream vending vehicles operating in the city.
Editor's Note: See MSA § 12.795(1); MCL § 288.321.