FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
City Extends No Fee Temporary Outdoor Dining Program Through 2021
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - To allow for increased safety during dining, the City of Morgantown has extended its temporary outdoor dining program until Dec. 31.
The program was initially put into place following Governor Jim Justice’s Safer-at-Home order in May 2020. It is meant to help promote safe public access to restaurants and businesses.
Restaurants must comply with the social distancing and occupancy requirements set by Governor Justice. Restaurants must also comply with the City of Morgantown Building and Fire Code, as well as Monongalia County Health Department regulations.
The city will issue temporary no fee outdoor dining permits to interested businesses. Applicants should complete the Temporary Outdoor Dining Permit Application and provide a drawing of the area that will be used for outdoor dining and a description of the equipment used. Applications can be submitted to the Finance Department.