Food fight brewing in Steveston over food trucks

Global News

Food trucks are among the many businesses that have been hard hit by the pandemic but they are now running up against new challenges in one Metro Vancouver community.

The City of Richmond is cancelling the licences of a pair of food trucks, Shameless Buns and Salty’s Lobster Shack, that have set up in Steveston on the weekends. …

The City of Richmond says it is aware of a bylaw that prohibits sales on private land.

“The situation is pretty much unprecedented,” said Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie. “What’s the alternative? They shouldn’t have been given a business licence in the first place. They contravene the zoning bylaw and the other bylaws, and so we have to do something about it. It just isn’t fair to others.” …

Read Full Story