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Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez signs amendment closing banquet halls and setting tighter restrictions for on-site dining, gyms, short-term rentals

MIAMI ( July 07, 2020 )

On Tuesday, July 7, 2020, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez signed an amendment to Executive Order 26-20 to close banquet halls and ballrooms, while also setting more stringent restrictions for on-site dining service, gym use, and short-term rentals. This amendment goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, July 9, 2020.

All banquet halls and ballrooms must close, both those that are stand-alone businesses and those that are operated in any hotels or other establishments.

At gyms and fitness centers, masks or facial coverings must be worn when inside.

On-site dining at restaurants and cafeterias is limited to outdoor service only between the hours of 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. each day. Such establishments may operate their kitchens between the hours of 10 p.m. each night and 6 a.m. the next morning only for the purpose of providing delivery, pick-up, room service, or take out services.

Daytime and overnight occupancy for short-term vacation rentals is now set at a maximum of two persons per bedroom plus two additional persons per property not to exceed a maximum of 10 persons. New rental agreements can only be on a monthly basis.

Read the full amendment here.