EO 20-112, as modified by EO 20-120 is modified by this EO and Full Phase 1 incorporates all Florida counties.

  • Restaurants, Retail, Museums and Gyms
    • Restaurants & food establishments
      • indoor seating must be limited to 50% seating capacity (excluding employees)
      • minimum 6 feet requirement is not necessary if there is appropriate partitioning
      • no seating at bars
      • outdoor seating must still maintain social distancing
      • The Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) will post and update appropriate safety measures on its website.
    • In-store retail
      • Capacity increased to 50%
    • Museums and libraries
      • May increase capacity to 50%
    • Gyms and fitness centers
      • 50% capacity
      • must have proper safety measures
        • appropriate social distancing for classes
        • sufficient cleaning supplies for cleaning surfaces and machines – at minimum must be required of all patrons after use
        • The Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) will post and update appropriate safety measures on its website.
  • Professional sports venues
    • May host training, competitions, events and games
    • Preempts any local ruling prohibiting such operations
  • Amusement Parks
    • May submit a re-opening plan to the State of Florida, must include:
      • proposed date for resumption of operations
      • proposed guidelines to ensure guest and staff safety
    • Requests must include an endorsement letter from County Mayor or City Mayor and County Administrator, it must
      • identify a certain re-opening date
      • verify that official has approved a re-open plan to ensure patron and staff safety
  • Vacation Rentals
    • Counties may seek approval to operate vacation rentals
      • Written request by County Administrator
      • County’s safety plan for vacation rental operations submitted to Department of Business and Professional Regulation Secretary
  • Local Government Public Meetings Order Extended
    • EO 20-69 is extended for the duration of this order

This order shall be enforced under section 252.47, Florida Statutes. Violation of this order is a second-degree misdemeanor pursuant to section 252.50; Florida Statutes, and is punishable by imprisonment not to exceed 60 days, a fine not to exceed $500, or both.

Effective 12:01am on Monday, May 18, 2020

Read Executive Order 20-123