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Updated Guidance for Phase 3 Reopening of All Bars in Gretna

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PRESS ALERT
CITY OF GRETNA

For Immediate Release

September 25, 2020Contact Information:
Gretna City Hall
(504) 363-1500

UPDATED – PHASE 3 REOPENING OF ALL BARS IN GRETNA

Gretna, LA – Starting today, all bars in Jefferson Parish will be allowed to open for on-premises consumption, but must follow guidelines per the Governor’s order. Bars may open at 25 percent capacity or up to 50 patrons indoors for customers seated for tableside service, whichever is less. Outdoor service is also allowed, but in no event may the outdoor seated capacity exceed 50 patrons in total. No standing room capacity is allowed; all drinks must be ordered at a table and delivered by bar staff to the table. All seating of patrons must be socially distanced. No live music will be allowed; this includes karaoke and DJs as described in Sec. 4-130 in the Gretna Code of Ordinances.

Sale and service of alcohol at bars must end at 11 p.m., with all patrons cleared from the building by 11 p.m. No one under the age of 21 is permitted in any bar. The Governor’s order also prohibits the sale or service of alcohol for on-premises consumption at all establishments, including restaurants and casinos, after 11 p.m.

The Governor’s Phase Three order will be in place for 28 days, expiring on October 9, 2020.

For more information from the Office of Governor John Bel Edwards, please visit gov.Louisiana.gov. To access the Governor’s Phase Three order specifications, visit www.OpenSafely.LA.gov. All business owners are encouraged to read not only the executive orders but the relevant documents from Open Safely.

If you have further questions regarding a Gretna business, please contact City Hall at (504)363-1500 or visit www.GretnaLA.com

STAY SAFE AND MASK UP GRETNA!

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