City Council Unanimously Revises Sidewalk Vending Ordinance 

This month, San Diego City Council unanimously passed a revision to the 2022 Sidewalk Vending ordinance. City officials assert that this measure will be instrumental in restoring the aesthetic and ambiance of to San Diego tourist areas.

The updated legislation represents a significant update to the city’s 2022 street vendor law, specifically stating that activities that lack free-speech protections include selling food, clothing, jewelry, soaps, oils, and creams. In addition, yoga, exercise classes, and dog training are not protected.

The revision also streamlines the process of impounding carts belonging to vendors who violate regulations and imposes restrictions on the locations where vendors exercising free speech can operate.

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