ALACHUA COUNTY ISSUES EMERGENCY ORDER 20-12

ALACHUA COUNTY ISSUES EMERGENCY ORDER 20-12

In order to comply with the Governor’s Executive Orders 20-91, and 20-92 Alachua County has issued Emergency Order 2020-12.

The most important updates in the County Order include:

  • Deferring to the State’s List of Essential Services and Activities Those wishing to inquire about the status of their business can go to the State Inquiry Form.
  • Changing occupancy rates of all non-medical and non-residential businesses for example, grocery stores or religious institutions. All non-medical and non-residential businesses and activities allowed under the Governor’s Orders shall limit occupancy by individuals other than staff to 25% of approved occupancy. Approved occupancy shall be the covered occupancy as rated by the Fire Marshal having jurisdiction. This section applies to services in houses of worship, churches, or synagogues. This replaces the previous one person per 1,000 square foot rule.

This order supersedes Emergency Order 20-09. This Order shall be effective at upon filing with the Clerk of Courts. This Order shall expire upon the expiration of the existing State of Local Emergency, as same may be extended by subsequent order or declaration, unless earlier terminated by subsequent Emergency Order.

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