North Royalton Allows Temporary Outdoor Dining Areas

North Royalton Allows Temporary Outdoor Dining Areas

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Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, food service operations that currently have indoor seating, such as restaurants and bars, may desire to create temporary outdoor dining areas. The City has developed the following requirements in order to assist the operator during this difficult time.

Once these requirements have been met, the operator will be issued a Temporary Zoning Approval for this outdoor patio dining area until December 31, 2020, or until state restrictions are lifted from the restaurant and bar for indoor seating, whichever comes first.

•The operator must provide a drawing, to scale, of the proposed areas and seating arrangements, to be used for the outdoor dining. The drawings shall also indicate any proposed temporary fences, occupant I pedestrian protection from vehicles or other temporary improvements .
•The operator must provide written approval from the property owner for the proposed temporary outdoor patio dining area .
•Temporary patios shall only be permitted to operate during normal business hours, however temporary patios adjacent to residential property are prohibited.
•The temporary improvements may not block any required means of egress, access to adjacent tenants or uses, accessible path for the site or building,fire lanes and pedestrian drop-off zones.
•Parking areas may be used but suitable barricades or protections shall be provided to protect pedestrians and diners.
•Alcohol may only be served in accordance with County Health Department and State of Ohio Liquor Control rules, restrictions and requirements. The operator is responsible to make themselves familiar with these and comply with applicable rules.
•Seating or other improvements may not be placed on any public sidewalk or right of way.
•New or additional lighting will require plan review and permits for installation .
•The operator shall ensure that the property is maintained free of trash and debris.
•The maintenance of any required social distancing or other operational requirements imposed by the State due to the COVID-19 epidemic is the responsibility of the operator
•Temporary signage shall be in compliance with Chapter 1163. Fees for temporary signage related to this order shall be waived while it is in effect.
•Operation of the outdoor patio dining area must be maintained in accordance with the approval.
•The operator shall provide an occupancy count for the interior and exterior seating. The operator shall also indicate where parking for the occupancy requested shall be located.
•The operator shall clearly post the occupancy numbers permitted.
•All structures both temporary and permanent erected while this order is in effect shall be removed after the Temporary Zoning Approval expires unless previously approved by the Building Commissioner.
•Owners I operators shall comply with Ohio Building Code and Ohio Fire Code regulations for temporary structures. Temporary structures shall require a permit issued by the City of North Royalton Building Division. Fees for temporary structures (tents, shelters, etc.) shall be waived while this order is in effect .
Submitted by Council President Paul Marnecheck

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Date: May 22, 2020






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