The order takes effect Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 12:01am,
The emergency order is result of a collaboration between the Broward County League of Cities and the Broward City County Manager’s Association in an effort to enlarge Broward County’s Emergency Order 20-03 and to standardize the "Safer At Home" Rules throughout the 31 cities in the County.
Here’s the press release related to the effort.
EMERGENCY ORDER 2020-002 for the City of Wilton Manors
Broward County is currently experiencing the greatest number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Florida. The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) now recommends that states with community spread should close certain businesses to slow the spread of the virus.
Based on these guidelines, and with the mission of saving lives, Emergency Order 2020-002 has been issued. Effective immediately, March 18, 2020, up through and including April 16, 2020:
1. All public gatherings of any type, whether organized or otherwise, of greater than 10 persons are prohibited. Grocery stores, gas stations, convenience stores, banks, credit unions, financial institutions, hardware stores, auto-supply stores, hospitals, healthcare and medical facilities, pharmacies, drug stores, medical supply companies, land or facilities owned and managed by Broward County, the Broward County School Board, the North Broward Hospital District, the State of Florida, and the Federal Government, are exempt from this paragraph.
2. All bars, nightclubs, taverns, pubs, cocktail lounges, breweries, dance halls, movie theaters, halls for hire, auditoriums, bowling alleys, video arcades, and other like entertainment facilities and businesses, including but not limited to those contained within a hotel or other enclosed facility or structure, shall close.
3. All gyms, fitness centers, fitness studios, dance studios, and gymnasiums shall close. This paragraph shall not apply to gymnasiums, fitness centers, and fitness studios which: (a) are amenities of hotels or office buildings and which have a capacity of 10 persons or less; or (b)are an amenity of residential buildings.
4. All restaurants, cafeterias, and other food service establishments are mandated to cease all on-premises service. However, such establishments may continue to operate their kitchens for permitted drive-thru, delivery, take-out, and exterior pick-up food services.
Click here to read Emergency Order 2020-002.
Click here to view The Governor’s executive orders related to Covid-19.
Click here if you have a question related to Community Development Services during the pandemic.