CITY OF COCOA BEACH
STATE OF EMERGENCY – COVID 19
ORDER # 16
PHASE ONE OPENING OF RESTAURANTS
Beginning 8:00 a.m. 5/4/2020 until rescinded
Pursuant to the authority vested in me as Cocoa Beach City Manager by the City Commission of the City of Cocoa Beach, in accordance with Amendment #1, City of Cocoa Beach, Florida, Declaration of Emergency Proclamation, approved May 19, 2020, I hereby Order that all restaurants within the City of Cocoa Beach are permitted to open in accordance with the State of Florida Executive Order 20-112, and in accordance with the conditions contained hereinafter in this Order. Restaurants may implement the Phase 1 aspects of opening on May 4, 2020 and the following conditions apply: (Whether to open or not is the decision of the owners).
Inside occupancy limited to 25% of the number seats approved by the Fire Marshal.
No more than 10 people shall sit at one table.
Persons sitting at one table shall be located no closer than 6’ to any persons at another table.
No seating is allowed at any bar counter (inside or outside).
Additional outdoor seating allowed by this Order is Temporary and may remain until this order is rescinded.
Tents or canopies are allowed. Tents larger than 10’X10’ require a permit and an inspection for installation. There will be no fees for these permits.
Additional outdoor seating shall not be placed on public property unless approved by the City Manager.
The additional outdoor seating and associated lighting will not cause damage, hazard, nuisance or other detriment to persons or property.
Additional outdoor seating must accommodate any applicable Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards.
Barriers/cones must be used to direct vehicular traffic within any utilized parking lot area and to provide separation from traffic for the dining patrons.
The use of portions of on-site existing parking areas cannot result in the reduction of that parking to less than what is required to operate the restaurant based on the reduced occupancy.
Remote parking on adjacent or nearby lots is allowable with the approval of the adjacent/nearby lot owner.
Failure to comply with this Order may result in further restrictions being applied. Fine for violation (pursuant to Cocoa Beach City Code Section 8.5-6) is set at up to $500.00 per occurrence.
Done and ordered this 1st day of May 2020.
James "Jim" McKnight