As businesses prepare to reopen, Yolo County has prepared a toolkit with guidance on how to safely reopen. See the County's Roadmap to Recovery for details on what businesses are cleared to reopen to the public.
The City has published a new process for expanded outdoor dining. West Sacramento restaurants that wish to expand their current outdoor dining area or add new outdoor seating on surface parking lots may do so, provided they abide by the published criteria:
West Sacramento restaurants who wish to open to the public using parts of the Public Right of Way to facilitate social distancing, may use an expedited permitting process for public rights of way. This process includes temporary closure of parts of streets or sidewalks such that they can be utilized as space for serving customers while maintaining space for mobility. In order to obtain a permit, follow the steps in the published guidance:
Yolo County restaurants are approved to open for dine-in service on May 27th, 2020.
Restaurants are required to comply with the following County guidance documents:
Restaurants are encouraged to review the following State guidance documents:
Yolo County has received State approval of the County attestation plan to move faster through Stage 2 of the COVID-19 reopening process. You can view the Yolo County attestation plan at California Dept. of Public Health. Please visit Yolo County's Roadmap to Recovery for more information.
As California moves into stage 2 of the resilience roadmap, the state has published guidance for businesses to follow if they're permitted to open per county health rules.
- Guidance for Logistics & Warehousing
- Guidance for Manufacturing
- Guidance for Restaurants
- Guidance for Retail
Yolo County has amended the current Shelter-in-Place order to now allow restaurants, offices, retail, and places of religious worship to reopen to the public. Face coverings still required.
The City's news posting can be viewed here.
Yolo County Extends Shelter in Place Order to May 31. Press Release available here.
The extension is part of Yolo County's recently announced 'Roadmap to Recovery' response plan, which is a proposed strategy to chart a path forward through COVID-19 that is fluid and gradual. For more details regarding Yolo County's Roadmap to Recovery plan, visit yolocounty.org. An online form has been developed to capture feedback during the Shelter in Place Order, visit the form here.
For businesses deemed 'essential' under the County Shelter in Place Order, the County has released a Social Distancing Protocol guideline that is recommended to be completed and posted in public view.
The City also has signage available for printing as a resource for public postings.
Contact the West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce at 916.371.7042 or visit www.westsacramentochamber.com.
About West Sacramento
Located at the urban core of the Capital region, West Sacramento is one of the region's principal employment centers and is a global food hub connecting the nation's most productive agricultural valleys to international manufacturing, production, sensing, research, innovation, and logistics. The city's population has doubled since its incorporation in 1987, and is currently home to 54,000 residents. The environment of the city is richly diverse, with historic neighborhoods of all income levels, urban development areas and opportunities for large and small infill projects, highly livable suburbs nestled between the urban core and the region's agricultural assets, miles of waterfront, and business and industrial parks, all supporting a powerful economic engine for prosperity.
|Geographic Size||22.85 square miles|
|Bachelor's Degree (Age 25+)||18.3%|
|Per Capita Income (2017)||$27,224|
|Water/Wastewater||City of West Sacramento|