Latest Update

On January 25, 2021, the Regional Stay at Home Order ended as a result of improvement of ICU projections throughout California.

This Regional Stay at Home Order has an accompanying Supplemental Order.

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Important COVID Updates:

Sidewalk Café Encroachment and Temporary Use of Land Permits

  1. Businesses with current Sidewalk Café Encroachment Permits(SCEP) and Temporary Use of Land Permits (TULPs) may continue operating under permit/no fee until December 31, 2022.

  2. Staff is to enforce and cite business that are operating without outdoor business activity permits

  3. Restaurants/bars that currently do not have a SCEP and wish to operate in the public right of way must obtain permit through established SCEP process and standards.

  4. Should limitations be placed on indoor business activities through federal, state or local order or industry guidelines, staff will re-instate issuance of Covid-19 Outdoor Activity Permits with no fee (SCEP and TULP). These permits would remain in place until 30-days after orders are lifted.

Outdoor Restaurant Permits

If a restaurant is applying for outdoor dining on private property, a Temporary Use of Land Permit must be issued.

 

In order to do so here are the:

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Once completed, send the file to bizsupport@ci.salinas.ca.us

If a restaurant is applying for outdoor dining on the sidewalk, a Sidewalk Café Encroachment Permit must be issued.

 

In order to do so here are the:

Once completed, send the file to bizsupport@ci.salinas.ca.us

Outdoor Retail, Hairdressers, Gym, etc. Permits

If hairdressers, retail shops, gyms, etc. are applying for outdoor work/activity on private property, a Temporary Use of Land Permit must be issued. 

 

In order to do so here are the:

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Once completed, send the file to bizsupport@ci.salinas.ca.us

If hairdressers, retail shops, gyms, etc. are applying for outdoor work/activity on the sidewalk, an Encroachment Permit must be issued.

 

In order to do so here are the:

Once completed, send the file to bizsupport@ci.salinas.ca.us

Guidelines and Poster Materials

Businesses with current Sidewalk Café Encroachment Permits(SCEP) and Temporary Use of Land Permits (TULPs) may continue operating under permit/no fee until December 31, 2022.

State and Local Orders and Guideline Updates

For more information about State Orders and Guidelines, click on the following links below:

Center for Disease Control (CDC)

California Department of Public Health (CDPH)

Cal/OSHA

For more information about Local Orders and Guidelines, click on the following links below:

Monterey County Health Department

City of Salinas

Local Testing Sites

Below is a list of locations providing COVID-19 testing. Appointments are required for all locations.

(831) 772-7365

Natividad Medical Center

(831) 755-0793

Salinas Valley Medical Healthcare

(831) 424-0026

CVS at 347 E. Alisal St. 

(Registration required at www.cvs.com/minuteclinic/covid-19-testing)

Additional test sites, including those above, can be found by visiting:  https://lhi.care/covidtesting or calling (888) 634-1123. Account registration and appointment are required for the sites mentioned.

Request PPE supplies through the state or you can buy PPE from a safe market place here: