Mathews To Address Mobile Food Vendors

December 7, 2023 Local News

The Mathews County Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors will hold a joint public hearing next Tuesday night at 7 to take a closer look at an application to add regulations governing mobile food vendors to the zoning ordinance. According to a report in the Gazette Journal, it is is adopted, the ordinance would cover basic things like a valid health permit, state fire marshal permit, and consent of the property owner for operation. The ordinance would not however, apply to the operation of food trucks in conjunction with a special event or to food trucks operating at privately catered events that are not serving the general public. If you would like to view the ordinance before next Tuesday, you can see it right now online at or in person at the Mathews Planning and Zoning office in the administration building on Brickbat Road