Proposed Ordinance Feedback

Proposed Ordinance Feedback

 

The City of Houston is proposing the following ordinance(s) below. We invite you to comment on the ordinance(s) by clicking the link(s) to read the proposed language and submit your comments online.

 

  • Chapter 46 Vehicles for Hire Proposed Amendments
    • The Administrative & Regulatory Affairs (ARA) department presented the proposed changes to Chapter 46 of the Code of Ordinances relating to vehicles for hire to a Joint Special Called Public Safety and TTI committee April 22, 2014. General and housekeeping changes applying to all vehicles for hire were addressed as well as changes to address new entrants into the Houston vehicle for hire industry. At this time, there is no set date to bring this item to City Council for consideration. We welcome your input regarding the proposed amendments to Chapter 46.
  • Chapter 20 - Food Ordinance
    • City of Houston Department of Health and Human Services is proposing changes to Chapter 20 Code of Ordinances to incorporate the 2013 FDA Food Code. Other changes are part of the proposal and include:
      • Allow MFUs to be within 100 feet of existing outdoor tables and chairs
      • Special Investigative Fees: added for temporary food service applications not received at least 7 days before the event.
      • Duration of the Course: Remove requirement that the course be 15 hours in length and conducted at an appropriate length of time to cover course material.