As of this Friday, Orange County restaurants will not be able to provide sit-in food service from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., or dine-in alcohol orders from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m., as per a declaration added to the county's state of emergency order this afternoon.
Under the order, which will be in effect until Aug. 31, restaurants can still serve food via drive-in, delivery and take-out service after 10 p.m., so long as customers don't consume those products on site.
Businesses that sell alcohol for onsite consumption cannot sell alcohol from 10 p.m. to 7.am. under the order.
Additionally, the order bans establishments from allowing customers to sit or stand at a bar, and mandates these establishments not allow patrons to touch shared surfaces, like bar tops and games such as pinball and darts. Under the order, restrooms are not considered shared surfaces.
The amendment will also limit outdoor events or gatherings to 25 people, with the exception of weddings, funerals, religious gatherings, work gatherings, and gatherings to obtain goods or services. Protests are not a mentioned exception.