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DBPR sets up complaint portal for businesses violating Gov. DeSantis' executive orders

The Phase 1 Recovery directives include, in part, the following restrictions on certain businesses and business services
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Posted at 4:35 PM, May 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-11 16:39:47-04

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation is enforcing Governor DeSantis' executive order 20-112 that took effect on Monday, May 4.

If you see businesses not complying with the governor's orders, you can now file a complaint.

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The Phase 1 Recovery directives include, in part, the following restrictions on certain businesses and business services:

  • On-premises consumption of food and beverages may be allowed at restaurants while following social distancing guidelines and limiting indoor occupancy to no more than 25 percent of the building occupancy;
  • Sales of alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption remain prohibited at bars, pubs and nightclubs that derive more than 50 percent of gross revenue from the sale of alcoholic beverages;
  • Gyms and fitness centers closed by Executive Order 20-71 remain closed;
  • Prohibitions on vacation rentals in Executive Order 20-87 remain in effect for the duration of Emergency Order 20-112.

Anyone who believes any licensee is not operating in accordance with Governor DeSantis' Executive Order 20-112, should report the information to DBPR by using this form.

For a list of Governor DeSantis' 2020 executive orders, click here.