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Food Truck Variance

The Ohio Fair Managers Association requested a variance from portions of the Administrative Rules regulating separation distances between operating mobile food trucks. The State Fire Marshal’s did issue a variance effective April 23, 2018 that reduces the clear space between parked and operating food trucks to 3 feet or 1 meter. This is between bumpers and no other changes were made to distances between exits or entrances of buildings or structures, combustible materials and non-mobile food units. Attached is the actual variance as well as bulletin on food trucks and a mobile food unit checklist.

Ohio Fair Managers – Mobile Food Truck Separation Distances _4-9-2018_

fire_TB18-002 REVISED Mobile Food Units