CITY OF GREENSBORO Contact: Josh Sherrick
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phone: 336-373-7817
Greensboro Offers Option for Restaurants to Provide Outdoor Dining
GREENSBORO, NC (May 21, 2020) – Greensboro restaurants may apply for a special City event permit to offer outdoor dining on sidewalks, public streets, or on-street parking areas during NC’s Phase II of reopening<files.nc.gov/governor/documents/files/EO141-Phase-2.pdf>, which runs through at least June 26. The City has waived special event permit fees for this purpose. The permitting process includes application review, applicant outreach, and a final site inspection.
Businesses must comply with NC Department of Health and Human Services’ Guidance for Reopening restaurants<files.nc.gov/covid/documents/guidance/NCDHHS-Interim-Guidance-for-Restaurants-Phase-2.pdf>, NC ABC requirements and other applicable rules. The permitting process does not apply to outdoor dining on private property.
To apply for a special event permit, find the “Restaurant Expansion into Public Right of Way Permitting” section at
www.greensboro-nc.gov/COVID-19<www.greensboro-nc.gov/COVID-19>. For more information or questions about the permitting process, contact the Special Events Office at firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com> or 336-373-4572.
# # #
Amanda Lehmert, Communications Specialist
Communications and Marketing
City of Greensboro
PO Box 3136, Greensboro, NC 27402-3136
Facebook<www.facebook.com/cityofgreensboro/C:/Users/18246/Documents/Remote%20Assistance%20Logs> – Twitter<twitter.com/greensborocity?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5EauthorC:\Users\18246\Documents\Remote%20Assistance%20Logs>
[Census Outlook Signature Graphic]<www.greensboro-nc.gov/Census>
Please note that email sent to and from this address is subject
to the North Carolina Public Records Law and may be disclosed to third parties.