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Posted on: April 26, 2022

ORDER OF THE MAYOR DUE TO COVID-19 ECONOMIC IMPACTS FOR OUTDOOR DINING

Easthampton Massachusetts

ORDER OF THE MAYOR DUE TO COVID-19 ECONOMIC IMPACTS FOR OUTDOOR DINING


Mayoral Order as it relates to allowing the conversion of public parking on Main Street for the use as restaurant dining space until November 30, 2022

Pursuant to this order, a restaurant choosing to incorporate COVID-19 safety measures may make an application to convert public parking for the use as restaurant dining space. 

A detailed logistics plan shall be reviewed and approved by Police, DPW, Mayor's office, and Planning Department and include (at a minimum) the following:
- A map of the area to be used, with dimensions
- The materials to separate areas from cars (with an emphasis on concrete barriers)
- A timeline for how long it will be in place
- Who will be responsible for managing the space, including a plan for trash management
- An exterior lighting plan (if applicable), exterior heating plan (if applicable)
- Anticipated hours of operation

Any such request that is approved may be implemented immediately in compliance with all other orders, requirements, or provisions of local and state regulations and shall be in place no later than November 30, 2022. Applicants shall be solely responsible for all costs associated with any conversion and must be separated from vehicles by concrete barriers.

Ordered this 26th day of April 2022

City of Easthampton, Massachusetts
Mayor Nicole LaChapelle

To view or file an application click here

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