Chicago Police DepartmentSpecial Order S04-26-07
Mobile Food Dispensers / Frozen Dessert Vehicles Enforcement
Issue Date:08 November 2012Effective Date:08 November 2012
Rescinds:S04-08; version dated 08 June 2004
Index Category:Preliminary Investigations
This directive informs Department members of pertinent sections of the Municipal Code of Chicago (MCC) that relate to Mobile Food Dispensers and Frozen Dessert Vehicles.
  • A.Persons possessing a mobile food dispensers license under Section 4-8-020(c) may not be cited for a violation of Chapter 4-244 (Peddlers) unless the mobile food dispenser license also sells sundry items (e.g., razor blades, combs).
  • B.Persons possessing a frozen dessert license under Section 4-8-020(c), and a vehicle sticker licensing emblem under Section 4-36-070 may not be cited for a violation of Section 4-8-290 (Vehicle requirements); however, all other provisions of Chapter 4-8 apply to frozen dessert vehicles.
  • C.Enforcement of certain provisions of Chapters 4-8 and 4-36 require specific technical knowledge and is therefore the primary responsibility of other City Departments. Sworn members who observe either license or operation regulation violations will take appropriate enforcement action.
Authenticated by: JKH/PS
Garry F. McCarthy
Superintendent of Police
12-113 RWN