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WHEREAS on May 15, 2020, the County issued Emergency Order 23-20, which allowed most establishments in Miami-Dade County to operate, subject to certain restrictions to minimize the spread of COVID-19; and

WHEREAS, as Miami-Dade County COVID-19 cases have begun increasing, strict adherence to the provisions of the County’s emergency orders are necessary to preserve life, health, safety, and the viability of the local economy; and

WHEREAS, subsection 8B-7(2)(f) of the Code of Miami-Dade County (“Code”) authorizes the County Mayor to order the closure of any commercial establishment; and

WHEREAS, subsection 8B-7(2)(o) of the Code authorizes the County Mayor to issue any other such order as is necessary to protect life and property; and

WHEREAS, establishments which cannot comply with the County’s emergency orders pose an increased risk of infection to County residents, and are thus an immediate risk to human life; and

WHEREAS, to avoid further widespread economic disruption, to ensure that customers can safely patronize local businesses, and to ensure hospital capacity is maintained, establishments that do not comply with the County’s emergency order must be closed; and

WHEREAS, the safety and welfare of all the residents of Miami-Dade County is paramount,

THEREFORE, as County Mayor of Miami-Dade County, I hereby order:

A. Paragraph 1 of Emergency Order 23-20, as amended by amendment nos. 1 and 2, is amended and restated as follows:

1. Except for those establishments listed in paragraph 4 below, every retail and commercial establishment and any other establishment or facility (collectively, “establishment”) in Miami-Dade County may open,>>and remain open<< provided that each such establishment:

a. complies with the requirements in paragraph 2 below;
b. complies with the applicable activity-specific requirements in the “Moving To A New Normal Handbook,” attached as Exhibit A (the “Handbook”);
c. complies with the facial covering requirements in paragraph 6; and
d. consents to the entry of County personnel onto the establishment’s property for the sole purpose of inspection for compliance with this order.

>>These are continuing obligations, and should an establishment fall out of compliance with (a)-(d) above they shall immediately close. Commencing at 12:01 a.m. on June 20, 2020, such business may reopen only upon (1) taking 24 hours to review this order and taking all necessary measures to come into compliance with its requirements; and (2) executing the attestation attached hereto as Exhibit B demonstrating that the review has been completed and the measures have been taken, and submitting the executed affidavit by email to [email protected] or by mail to Special Patrol Bureau/Incident Management Team 1501 N.W. 79th Avenue, Doral, Florida 33126.<<

B. Exhibit A to Emergency Order 23-20, as amended by amendment nos. 1 and 2, is replaced by exhibit A attached hereto.

C. The balance of Emergency Order 23-20, as amended, remains in full force and effect.

D. The provisions of this order shall serve as minimum standards. Municipalities may impose more stringent standards within their jurisdictions.

E. This amendment shall be effective as of 12:01 a.m. on June 20, 2020.

F. This amendment shall be provided to all appropriate media consistent with the requirements of section 8B-7(2)(n) of the Code of Miami-Dade County.