The attached Planning Official determination outlines a program approved by Temporary Use Permit for temporary signs and operations available to our businesses without a permit, which will further our businesses’ ability to operate in a safe way during the COVID pandemic, including:
1. Temporary Signage: A-Frame/Menu Board, Flag and Banner signs
2. Outdoor Retail Sales & Restaurant Seating
3. Small Tents to expand outdoor operations
In addition to the above, this Council item seeks authorization for the following according to the guidance established in the determination:
4. The above operations within City rights-of-way (i.e. on sidewalks)
Only the Council may allow these activities within City rights of way, specifically for food and merchandise sales, per Section 54.27-1(f) of the Municipal Code. This package is part of a larger coordinated City of Orlando "COVID Economic Recovery Initiative" effort that is being advanced in phases with State requirements.