On July 29, 2020, the State of California Department of Public Health released updated guidance for personal care service business. This update allows some business activities outdoors. On July 17, 2020, Santa Clara County Public Health Department released a list of services closed indoors.
Starting Sept. 2, businesses may set up temporary outdoor business activities. No fee, self-certification is available for business on private property and on the public sidewalk. Temporary outdoor dining is still allowed.
The City now allows:
If you have an existing business and you would like to use existing parking or paved area for temporary outdoor business, complete the Temporary Outdoor Business Operation Certification Form and submit it to Planning.
If your temporary outdoor dining has either of the following:
you must follow the Tents & Canopies for Outdoor Operations requirements.
Businesses may use portions of the public sidewalk for temporary business activity. Complete the Temporary Outdoor Business Operation on Public Right of Way Certification Form and submit it to Public Works.
Use of on-street parking - If you are interested in using on-street parking areas for your business, you must submit an encroachment permit with application fees.