Trials and Arbitration

Food truck owners continue fight to overturn city's '300-foot rule'

Food truck owners continue fight to overturn city's '300-foot rule'

Baltimore food truck owners continued their fight Wednesday to overturn a city rule that bars them from operating near brick-and-mortar restaurants.

Attorneys representing food truck owners Joey Vanoni and Nikki Marks (nee McGowan) and lawyers for the city went before a Baltimore City Circuit Court judge Wednesday, each asking for summary judgment on a case that began more than a year ago. The lawsuit, filed against the city last May by the Institute for Justice on behalf of the food truck owners, alleges a Baltimore law banning food trucks from operating within 300 feet of a brick-and-mortar restaurant with similar menu options is unconstitutional.

Attorneys for both the...

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