The City of Austin has provided guidance on activities and information for businesses that have recently opened, or plan to open soon, under Governor Abbott’s April 17 Executive Order GA-18 which supersedes some provisions of the “Stay Home – Work Safe” Order .
GA-18 allows several non-essential services and businesses to open as a part of the phased approach to reopening Texas. The services eligible to reopen as of May 1 include in-store retail services, some dine-in restaurant services, movie theaters, museums, libraries and shopping malls that may operate at 25% of the total listed occupancy.
- For information about how to obtain a temporary occupancy load calculation, visit here.
- View Frequently Asked Questions about GA-18 here.
Additional City of Austin facility information remains available on AustinTexas.gov/COVID19. The City of Austin will continue to provide information regarding closures, modifications and services available for the public. Visit AustinTexas.gov/COVID19 for more information.