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ORDINANCE NO. 2357 <br /> AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARCADIA <br /> ADDING SECTIONS 6439.3 THROUGH 6439.12 TO ARTICLE VI, <br /> CHAPTER 4, PART 3, DIVISION 9, OF THE ARCADIA MUNICIPAL CODE, <br /> IMPOSING REGULATIONS ON SIDEWALK VENDING <br /> WHEREAS, the City of Arcadia, California ("City") is a chartered city and municipal <br /> corporation, duly organized under the California Constitution and laws of the State of <br /> California; and <br /> WHEREAS, pursuant to the police powers delegated to it by the California <br /> Constitution, the City has the authority to enact laws which promote the public health, <br /> safety, and general welfare of its citizens, including sidewalk vending as long as <br /> requirements are consistent with newly enacted Senate Bill 946 ("SB 946"); and <br /> WHEREAS, in 2018, the California Legislature passed SB 946 which prohibits <br /> cities from regulating sidewalk vendors, except in accordance with the provisions of SB <br /> 946; and <br /> WHEREAS, according to its terms, SB 946 applies to both chartered and general <br /> law cities; and <br /> WHEREAS, SB 946 authorizes the implementation of regulations that are directly <br /> related to objective health, safety, or welfare concerns, and that do not restrict sidewalk <br /> vendors to operate only in a designated neighborhood or area, except as specified; and <br /> WHERAS, the permit requirements proposed are consistent with SB 946, as they <br /> are reasonable, related to objective health, safety, and welfare concerns, and are based <br /> upon compliance with other generally applicable laws including the Americans with <br /> 1 <br />