Bay area counties relax shelter-in-place orders on garden centers and nurseries
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Bay area counties relax shelter-in-place orders on garden centers and nurseries

Businesses in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, as well as the City of Berkeley, can reopen with safety protocols in place.

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Per an announcement from the Plant California Alliance, nurseries and garden centers in the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara, as well as the City of Berkeley, can be open for business with updated safety protocols in place. The announcement was made on May 4.

Find county specific information by following the links below.

Alameda 16.l.i.1

Contra Costa 16.l.i.1

Marin 16.l.i.1

San Francisco 16.l.i.1

San Mateo 16.l.i.1

Santa Clara 16.l.i.1

 Berkeley 16.l.i.1

16. Definitions and Exemptions

l. For purposes of this Order, “Outdoor Businesses” means:

      i. The following businesses that normally operated primarily outdoors prior to March 16, 2020 and where there is the ability to fully maintain social distancing of at least six feet between all persons:

               1. Businesses primarily operated outdoors, such as wholesale and retail plant nurseries, agricultural operations, and garden centers.