Monday, March 21, 2011
San Francisco Mobile Food Facilities Permits
BOMA San Francisco Members:
UPDATE - March 21, 2011
In our ongoing effort to keep BOMA members informed about the Mobile Food Facility (MFF) permit process, please click here and here to view letters sent to businesses within a 300 foot radius of the requested locations for an MFF permit.
Any interested party may request additional information or file an objection to the proposed MFF by contacting, in writing, or in person, the Department of Public Works, Bureau of Street-Use and Mapping, 875 Stevenson Street, Room 460, San Francisco, CA 94103 or by telephone at (415) 554-5810.
If you are a potential interested party within 300 foot radius of the proposed location, you have the right to object to the issuance of the Mobile Food Facility Permit. To exercise your rights, you must provide written objection within thirty (30) calendar days of the date of the letters to the Department of Public Works, Bureau of Street-Use & Mapping, 875 Stevenson Street, Room 460, San Francisco, CA 94103 Attn: Mobile Food Facility expressing your concerns and objections. Your envelope must be postmarked no later than 04/20/2011.
UPDATE - March 16, 2011
BOMA's March 9, 2011 meeting regarding Mobile Food Facilities (MFF) was very informative. Thank you to those BOMA San Francisco members who attended. A special thank you to John Kwong (in the picture, at left) and Nick Elsner (at Mr. Kwong's immediate right) with SFDPW.
Your BOMA San Francisco Advocacy Team is currently working with City Hall officials to address a few key areas of concern for BOMA members. Stay tuned to the blog for future updates on MFF.
Please click here for the full program implementation guidelines.
UPDATE - March 4, 2011
BOMA San Francisco's Government and Public Affairs Committee (GAPAC) is hosting a special meeting for BOMA San Francisco members regarding Mobile Food Facilities on March 9, 2011 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the BOMA San Francisco office, 233 Sansome Street., 8th Floor. Members will have the opportunity to speak with a representative from the SFDPW about the program implementation guidelines.
UPDATE - February 23, 2011
The Mobile Food Town Hall will be held on February 25, 2011 at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, Atrium Conference Room, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Click here or see our previous blog post, below, for more information.
Original Post - February 16, 2011
The San Francisco Department of Public Works (SFDPW) is currently creating a program that will implement the new legislation to address the use of Mobile Food Facilities including mobile caterers and pushcart peddlers. They anticipate changes will be implementated in March, 2011. If you would like to be notified when the new legislation is implemented, submit your contact information here.
The SFDPW will hold a Mobile Food Town Hall to address any concerns regarding the measure on February 25, 2011 at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, Atrium Conference Room, time TBA.
BOMA San Francisco's Government and Public Affairs Committee (GAPAC) will also have a representative from the SFDPW to talk with BOMA members about the program implementation guidelines on March 9, 2011 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the BOMA San Francisco office, 233 Sansome Street., 8th Floor. Please email Ken Cleaveland at firstname.lastname@example.org and John Bozeman at email@example.com if you'd like to attend.