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ORDINANCE NO. 22154-04-2016 <br /> AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE <br /> CITY OF FORT WORTH, BEING ORDINANCE NO. 21653, AS <br /> AMENDED, CODIFIED AS APPENDIX "A" OF THE CODE OF THE <br /> CITY OF FORT WORTH, BY AMENDING ARTICLE 4 "TEMPORARY <br /> USES", OF CHAPTER 5, "SUPPLEMENTAL USE STANDARDS," <br /> SECTION 5.406 "MOBILE VENDORS" TO PROVIDE OPERATIONAL <br /> REQUIREMENTS FOR FRESH MARKET MOBILE VENDORS; TO <br /> AMEND ARTICLES 6, 8 AND 12 RESPECTIVELY, CHAPTER 4, <br /> "DISTRICT REGULATIONS", SECTIONS 4.603 "RESIDENTIAL <br /> DISTRICT USE TABLE", SECTION 4.803 "NONRESIDENTIAL <br /> DISTRICT USE TABLE" AND SECTION 4.1203 "FORM-BASED <br /> DISTRICT USE TABLE" TO PROVIDE FOR ZONING DISTRICTS <br /> WHERE FRESH MARKET MOBILE VENDORS ARE ALLOWED; AND <br /> TO AMEND CHAPTER 9 "DEFINITIONS" TO ADD DEFINITION FOR <br /> FRESH MARKET MOBILE VENDORS; PROVIDING THAT THIS <br /> ORDINANCE SHALL BE CUMULATIVE; PROVIDING A <br /> SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING A PENALTY CLAUSE; <br /> PROVIDING FOR PUBLICATION IN THE OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER; <br /> AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE <br /> WHEREAS, within the City, there is an increased interest and demand for access to fresh <br /> produce; and <br /> WHEREAS, the City desires to improve the vitality of certain areas of Fort Worth, increase <br /> access to affordable and gourmet foods, encourage budding food entrepreneurs, and support local <br /> small business and economic development; and <br /> WHEREAS, such goals can be accomplished by providing owners of mobile food vending <br /> units the opportunity to bring the healthy products into communities that do not have regular access <br /> to fresh produce; and <br /> WHEREAS, the City finds it to be in the public interest and general welfare to amend the <br /> Zoning Ordinance provisions to allow flesh market mobile vending on private property in <br /> residentially zoned districts as well as a mobile vending vehicle; <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE <br /> CITY OF FORT WORTH, TEXAS <br /> Ordinance No.22154-04-2016 <br /> Page 1 of 5 <br />