DENVER (CBS4) – A mother in Denver wants to change a law after her children’s lemonade stand was shut down in May.
The city shut it down because the family did not have the necessary permits.READ MORE: 'Girls Can Do Anything': Colorado Girls Introduced To Possibilities Of Careers In Construction
Jennifer Knowles admits the stand violated city codes, but since then, she started a petition to change local laws to make it easier for kids to start lemonade stands.READ MORE: Ptarmigan Fire: Hundreds Remain Evacuated, New Evacuations Ordered After Wildfire Started Near Homes In Summit County
“I’m Jennifer Knowles, a local Denver mom taking a stand for her kids to make lemonade stands safe and legal for our kids,” she said Monday night. “I’m trying to make lemonade stands take a voice for the kids and stand up and create positive change to create lemonade stands legal across my community and ultimately across the country.”MORE NEWS: Former Idaho Springs Police Officer, Nicholas Hanning, Faces Civil Lawsuit For Separate Controversial Arrest
If you want to set up a lemonade stand you need a permit similar to hot dog, peanut and sunflower seed vendors outside Coors Field.