Can I have a smoker or grill outside?

Yes – as long as the following conditions are met:


• Approved commercially available appliance,

• More than 10 feet from any structure or overhang,

• Provided with an approved spark arrester, screen or door, and

• Overhead food protection from contamination.

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1. Do I need a fire suppression system?
2. What type of fire extinguisher do I need?
3. What are the requirements for exits inside the food truck?
4. Does my bathroom need to be American with Disabilities Act compliant?
5. If using propane for fuel supply, are there any requirements I should be aware of?
6. Can I have a smoker or grill outside?
7. I spoke with a pushcart vendor who recently opened and he said he needed a fire inspection. Is this separate from the city inspection?
8. Where do I find the regulations for food service establishments?