Office of the Mayor Diane Wolfe Marlin
In response to State of Illinois COVID-19 Phase 3 implementation guidelines impacting the City’s restaurants and bars, Mayor Diane Wolfe Marlin issued Emergency Order 20-04 today. This Executive Order temporarily suspends certain parts of the City Code governing the use of public rights-of-way and privately-owned parking lots, and service and consumption of alcohol in those outdoor spaces by Urbana businesses and their patrons.
The City of Urbana has worked quickly to implement plans and guidelines to support Urbana establishments that are interested in providing outdoor seating on and after Friday, May 29, 2020. The required permits are issued free of charge.