Town-Wide Curfew Issued In Palm Beach As City Declares State Of Emergency


The Town of Palm Beach set a town-wide curfew starting Tuesday at 9 p.m. until 6 a.m as part of an effort to stop the possible spread of the coronavirus.

On Monday afternoon, the town declared a state of emergency.

Under the declaration of a state of emergency, town officials say special measures, including the curfew, will be put in place:

  • A town-wide curfew will begin at 9:00 p.m. and end at 6:00 a.m. each day.
  • Per the CDC recommendations, private clubs and restaurants (including hotel based eating establishments) and all other business should greatly scale back their operations and limit their capacity to 50 patrons.
  • Restaurants are strongly encouraged by the Town to close for seating but provide delivery and/or curbside pick-up.
  • Houses of worship are encouraged to cancel all services and programs and provide live streaming services.
  • All public beaches and Phipps Ocean Tennis Center will be closed.
  • Public access to all Town buildings will be limited. Town staff can still be reached by phone or email during regular business hours.
  • PZB customers can submit plans in the Town Hall lobby dropbox. Simple permit applications can be emailed (PZB@townofpalmbeach.com) or faxed (561-845-4621) to PZB.
  • Contact information for all departments can be found on the town website (townofpalmbeach.com).
  • MARCH 18: Mandel Rec Center, Seaview Tennis Center and Par 3 Golf Course will be closed. The Town Docks office will remain open for now.
  • Police, Fire-Rescue and Sanitation operations will continue as normal. Town management is currently evaluating the need to scale back non-essential services.

Source: CBS12

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