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Temporary Changes to Outdoor Dining Regulations

Publish Date:05/20/2020 3:49 PM
We care about our businesses and are here to support them the best we can.

Today, the City of Clayton announced temporary changes to outdoor dining regulations. The new regulations will be in effect beginning today, May 20, 2020 to December 31, 2020.

The temporary outdoor dining regulations provide for:
  • No-cost permitting
  • Streamlined approval process
  • Ability to expand outdoor dining beyond property lines
  • Ability to use portions of on-premise parking lots for dining
  • Cost savings through relaxed furniture standards

The full regulations can be found here.

Restaurants must continue to comply with all St. Louis County Health Department guidelines related to occupancy, operations, and social distancing. Restaurants should visit for detailed information.

Restaurants interested in filing for a permit should contact the Department of Planning at

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