The Order was signed by Mayor Nan Whaley on Wednesday, September 15 and took effect immediately.
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The mandate includes all businesses that are open to the public. This includes grocery stores, retail stores, pharmacies, health care facilities, restaurants, and bars, hotels, and motels (excluding the rented room or suite), gyms and similar facilities.
The ordinance only applies indoors, and to buildings open to everyone. Churches and religious facilities, open air venue like stadiums and concert facilities, and work facilities that are not open to the public are excluded from the order.
Yes. These include:
Yes. The mask order applies to everyone in Dayton, vaccinated or not.
Let a manager or supervisor know so they can evaluate the situation. DO NOT confront someone for not wearing a mask. DO NOT call Public Health.
Dayton Police will enforce this Order. Violators are subject to a civil penalty in the amount of $85.
Churches, synagogues, mosques and other religious facilities are excluded from the ordinance. Weddings conducted at City Hall or inside other public buildings would require masks.
Indoor private wedding receptions in a rented hall are not covered by the mask ordinance.
Individuals would be required to wear masks inside a barber shop or salon. The only possible exception would be for an individual that is having a service performed where it would not be practicable to wear a mask, such as a shave.
So long as the theater performers are on a stage that is not accessible to the public they are not required to wear masks. The audience, however, would be required to wear masks.