No, food trucks are not included in the program. Only traditional restaurants (fixed location) can apply.
If your business already has City approved outdoor seating, you don’t need to apply for Paramount Al Fresco. You are welcome to continue serving as long as you meet the updated County and State health guidelines.
Most restaurants have the opportunity to apply for a conditional use permit (CUP) for limited outdoor seating. Please contact the Planning Department at 562-220-2036 and speak with a city planner about available options. With more interest, the City Council may also wish to update City regulations in the future to expand permanent outdoor seating opportunities.
Visit the City website to learn more about program requirements and how to apply. http://www.paramountcity.com/businesses/business-resources
This program will continue into the foreseeable future as COVID-19 continues to limit restaurant dining capacity. Continue to check this website for any updates.
Restaurants may limit the number of people per party. Please call ahead to inquire about a restaurant's policies.
Restaurants may require reservations to manage capacity mandates. Please call ahead to inquire about a restaurant's policies.
Restaurants are not required to screen diners for high temperatures, although some may choose to do so before a patron can participate in indoor or outdoor dining. Please stay at home if you are feeling sick or displaying any symptoms of COVID-19. For a list of potential COVID-19 symptoms, click here.
Restaurants can increase capacity for indoor dining to 50% capacity with continued safety modifications. There must be 6 feet distancing between tables. Maximum of 6 people from one household per table; if everyone in a group is vaccinated, 6 people can sit together from up to 6 different households. Bars that do not provide meals can operate
On May 17, LA County published a press release confirming the County’s alignment with the State of California’s mandate for masking guidelines to stay in place until June 15, 2021. It is important to note that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'s recent announcement was not meant to eliminate current safety modifications at