Tony Proctor is a Marine Corps veteran and the owner of The Spot food truck in Jacksonville, N.C.
Tony mostly operates The Spot food truck in other cities, but he does sell food sometimes in the parking lot of New Beginnings Christian Center, where he is a pastor, with permission of the church. However, the city’s rules largely prevent him from operating anywhere else, and if a restaurant were to open within 250 feet of New Beginnings, he’d be kicked out of there as well.
Tony and a group of small business owners have teamed up with IJ to file a lawsuit challenging the city’s incredibly strict regulations.
Small business owners sue to strike down Jacksonville regulations effectively banning food trucks from city
Jacksonville, North Carolina effectively bans food trucks from operating in 96 percent of the city. That's why a group of small business owners has teamed up with the Institute for Justice to file a lawsuit…