SDOT: Proposed changes to food truck rules

SDOT: Proposed changes to food truck rules

The Seattle Department of Transportation’s (SDOT) has proposed plans to update their existing “safe starts” program. We wanted to highlight the proposed changes to vending, specifically food trucks. SDOT’s proposal includes the following changes: Remove restrictions...
UPDATE: Mayor signs legislation capping third-party delivery commissions at 15%

Third party delivery fee cap passed out of committee

The 15% third party delivery fee cap was unanimously passed (3-0) out of committee Wednesday, July 27 with two amendments. CB 120379, makes permanent the 15% cap on fees that was originally adopted as part of Seattle’s Civil Emergency Order in 2020. In addition to...
SDOT outdoor dining permits

SDOT outdoor dining permits

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) released its proposal for new outdoor dining permits to accommodate successes of the “Safe Start” program, created to assist restaurants during COVID-19. This proposal will lower the fees from pre-pandemic levels to...