"Both courts ruled in favor of the City of Chicago, rejecting the plaintiffs' claim that the ordinance violated the food truck operators' equal protection rights because it treated food trucks differently than restaurants. It also rejected their argument that the 200 foot distance requirement from brick and mortar restaurants violated the food truck operators' due process rights, finding no protected property right to operate a food truck."*
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Municipal Minute is authored by Julie Tappendorf, a partner at the Ancel Glink law firm in Chicago, to provide timely legal updates on topics of interest to local governments.
* Tappendorf, Julie (2018, June 6). Illinois Supreme Court Takes Appeal in Food Truck Case. Retrieved June 6, 2018 from http://municipalminute.ancelglink.com/2018/06/illinois-supreme-court-takes-appeal-in.html