REOPENING

Curfew In Place effective July 17th until August 3rd

Broward County is under a curfew from 11PM to 5AM. Exemptions to the curfew include: active duty police, fire rescue, first responders, news media, delivery or transportation drivers, government employees, persons seeking emergency medical care and medical, health care and utility service personnel. Also exempt are individuals traveling to and from their place of employment, returning to their homes after commercial travel, and persons walking their pets within 250 feet of their residence.

Private Gatherings

Per the Broward County Emergency Orders, Private gatherings at a residential property, single-family or otherwise, indoors and/or outdoors, are limited to no more than 10 individuals. Persons present at such gatherings shall be individually liable for violations of this Order and subject to civil and criminal penalties. The owner(s) of the residential property are also liable for violations that occur on their property, whether or not they are in residence or on site at the time of the violation. Residents of any private residential property, whether they own or rent, must ensure all persons on their property comply with the guidelines, subject to civil and criminal penalties.

Hallandale Beach Emergency Order In Place:

Commercial Fitness Centers and Gyms are required to complete an inspection prior to opening per Emergency Order.

Hallandale Beach continues phased Reopening:

The City of Hallandale Beach continues to follow the Broward County Emergency Orders regarding reopening. 

Broward County Emergency Order requires Facial Coverings

Per the Broward County Emergency Order, face coverings are required for all persons in any establishment; all persons while working in any capacity in an establishment; members of the public when obtaining any good or service or otherwise visiting any establishment; all workers of any establishment while preparing handling or serving food; all persons in common areas of multi-family housing including reception area, hallways and elevators.

Broward County Emergency Order limits Restaurant and Food Service

Per the Broward County Emergency Order, on premise consumption of food or alcohol is restricted between the hours of 10pm and 5am.  Parties are limited to 6 persons (unless all are from the same household then the party size is limited to 10).

Responsible Individual Activity

Per the Governor’s Executive Order, Responsible Individual Activity is defined to help slow the Spread including limiting exposure, avoiding groups larger than 50 people and maintaining physical distancing. The order also provides additional requirements for those traveling to Florida.

Per Broward County Emergency Order Individuals in our community have a personal responsibility to adhere to the guidelines and do their part to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The Order strongly recommends that any person who tests positive for COVID-19, or who is experiencing symptoms associated with COVID-19, immediately:

  • self-isolate to the greatest extent possible and avoid contact with any other person
  • avoid visiting establishments and amenities except when medically necessary
  • avoid use of common areas such as shared kitchens, laundry rooms or recreational facilities, especially in shared housing or multi-housing developments 
Able to reopen

Businesses and Establishments:

The following Hallandale Beach businesses and establishments may now open in whole or in part subject to certain limitations such as occupancy limits, sanitation requirements, and other requirements including facial covering requirements for all workers and public utilizing the business as outlined in Attachment 1:

  • Restaurants and food establishments per requirements in Attachment 2 and with required signage.  In person dining and alcohol sales are prohibited between 10pm and 5am.  Restaurant patrons must order and consume food and drinks at a table.
  • Retail establishments per requirements in Attachment 3 and with required signage.
  • Personal Services including Barbershops, Cosmetology Salons, Cosmetology Specialty Salons, Massage and Tattoo Parlors per requirements in Attachment 4
  • Boating and Marine Activities per requirements in Attachment 9.
  • Commercial Gyms and Fitness Centers, after obtaining an inspection by the City’s Code Compliance Division per requirement in Attachment 14 and Hallandale Beach Emergency OrderFace Coverings are required at all times while using or visiting a gym or fitness center, including while exercising.
  • Bowling Alleys, Arcades and Indoor Amusement per requirements in Attachment 17
  • Pari-Mutual Facilities with approved reopening plans - both Big Easy and Gulfstream Casinos have been approved for reopening.
  • Vacation Rentals per requirements in Attachment 18 only if actively managed by on-site owners or on-side management companies with 24 hour security.
  • Concert Houses, Auditoriums, and Playhouses with approved reopening plans

Approved Beach Concessions including Condominium Chair Service for residents, may now reopen in compliance with applicable requirements in Broward County Order, including Attachment 1 and Attachment 15. Concessions or beachfront properties that provide shared use equipment (chairs, loungers, umbrellas, etc) must sanitize the equipment between each customer.

Please keep in mind businesses are not required to reopen.  Businesses may reopen if they wish and are able to abide by the established requirements. If an establishment does open, it may choose to impose stricter requirements on its employees or customers. To determine if a particular business is open and what requirements may apply to employees or customers of that business, please reach out to the business directly.

Any establishment that is cited for operating in a manner inconsistent with any emergency order will be required to close immediately per Broward County Emergency Order.  The establishment may then reopen only after a minimum of twenty-four (24) hours period in which the establishment must bring brought into compliance and a fully executed attestation is filed.  The establishment shall then be inspected to confirm the violation has been corrected.  Further violation shall result in a longer closure and a fine up to $15,000.

Multi-Family Housing:

Pools, Pool Decks, Community Rooms, Fitness Centers, and Gyms in multi-family housing developments may open with the guidelines provided in Broward County  Emergency Order attachment 6 and attachment 11.  Face Coverings are required at all times while using or visiting a gym or fitness center, including while exercising.

Basketball Courts, Tennis Courts, and other Recreational Amenities that are located within housing developments may open for exclusive use by residents provided restrictions as listed in attachment 11 are followed.

Facial Coverings are required in all common areas of all buildings with multiple residents per Emergency Order.

It is essential to note that DBPR allows housing developments to place additional restrictions, if desired.

STILL CLOSED:
  • Bars, pubs, hookah bars, night clubs, banquet halls, billiard halls and clubs, cocktail lounges, cabarets, and breweries (except for carry-out or delivery services as allowed).
  • Ordering food or beverage from a bar counter is strictly prohibited in all Restaurants and Food Service Establishments.
  • Adult entertainment establishments, strip clubs and swinger clubs.
  • Movie Theaters.
  • Concert Halls, auditoriums, playhouses, bowling alleys, and arcades until a reopen plan is approved.
  • Commercial Gyms and Fitness Centers until an inspection is completed by the City’s Code Enforcement Division.
  • Pari-Mutual Facilities until a reopen plan is approved (both Big Easy and Gulfstream Casino have approved plans).
  • Hot tubs, saunas, steam rooms and jacuzzis (unless in a single family residence) must remain closed.
Follow the rules:

Penalties for violating requirements will be prosecuted as misdemeanors, including a fine of up to $500 and/or up to 60 days in jail.

Per CDC guidelines, whenever you are outside your home, keep at least six feet between you and any person who does not live in your household. 

All persons are encouraged to avoid congregating in Groups over fifty (50).

Facial coverings help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and help keep you and those around you safe. Facial coverings are in addition to, and not a substitute for, the required social distancing. Absent an express exception, facial coverings must be worn by:

  • All persons while outside their residence, when physical distancing cannot be maintained.
  • All persons at an establishment including entering, exiting, and when moving around, regardless of physical distancing.
  • Workers in any establishment, regardless of physical distancing.
  • All persons in any common area of a multi-family housing or residential facility.
  • All other persons required to wear facial coverings under Broward County Emergency Order
  • Face Coverings are required at all times while using or visiting a gym or fitness center, including while exercising. 

A fourteen (14) day isolation is required for those traveling to and/or returning to Florida from International or Cruise Travel or any area with a significant presence of COVID-19 including the New York Tri-State Area (Connecticut, New Jersey and New York) with some exceptions.

WHO TO CALL
  • CALL (954) 357-9500 to reach Broward County for questions about what is and is not permitted to reopen.
  • CALL (954) 457-1390 to report business not following the rules, or code concerns.
  • CALL (954) 764-4357 to reach the non-emergency number for the Hallandale Beach Police Department.  This line is available 24/7.
  • CALL (954) 457-1489 to reach the City of Hallandale Beach Resident Hotline from 8am to 6pm Monday through Friday.
  • CALL (954) 457-1390 to reach the City of Hallandale Beach Code Enforcement.
  • CALL (954) 787-2055 for the City of Hallandale Beach CRA Business Hotline open from 9am to 5pm Monday through Friday.
  • CALL 311 to report suspected Emergency Order Violations.

Compliance

Businesses in our community must adhere to the guidelines governing their operations, and patrons of reopened business are encouraged to report violations, which may result in warnings, citations, fines and/or business closures.  

Residents are encouraged to participate in the compliance process by reporting violations to MyBroward. Enter the location of the violation, and select “COVID-19 Business Complaints” as the Type of Issue. You can also call the Broward County Call Center at 311 or 954-831-4000. Both types of reports can be made anonymously.

WHATS NEXT

While this phase of reopening is a step toward the new normal, things are not yet normal.  Do not let your guard down. 

  • Treat everyone you meet as an asymptomatic carrier of COVID-19.  
  • Continue to practice 6 feet of social distancing and wear a facial covering when outside of your home.
  • Check back for updates and follow the City on Social Media @MyHBeach for up to date information.

Individuals in our community have a personal responsibility to adhere to the guidelines and do their part to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The new Order strongly recommends that any person who tests positive for COVID-19, or who is experiencing symptoms associated with COVID-19, immediately:

  • self-isolate to the greatest extent possible and avoid contact with any other person
  • avoid visiting establishments and amenities except when medically necessary
  • avoid use of common areas such as shared kitchens, laundry rooms or recreational facilities, especially in shared housing or multi-housing developments 
DETAILS

Please see State of Florida Emergency Orders, Broward County Emergency Orders and Hallandale Beach Emergency Orders for further requirements.

Frequently asked questions are answered here.

WHATS HAPPENING AT CITY HALL

Hallandale Beach City Hall is open to the public with limited scheduled services for the Building Division and Code Compliance Department.   

The Building Division and Code Compliance office hours for in person assistance will be from 8am to 3pm Monday through Wednesday. All other City departments remain accessible via telephone at (954) 457-1489 Monday through Friday 8am - 6pm.  

You must wait outside City Hall before entry.  For your safety, only two (2) people will be allowed in the lobby at the same time.   You will be required to wear a facial covering and have your temperature taken prior to entering the building.  There will be two lines: an appointment line and a walk-in line.  Please find your way through the appropriate line for service and be sure to maintain six (6) feet between you and your neighbors.

While walk-ins are welcome, appointments for service from the Building Division and Code Compliance Department are preferred.  We strongly encourage you to make a virtual appointment by using this link or by calling (954) 457-1383 Monday through Thursday 7am -5:30pm.

City Operations Updates are available here.

CITY PARKS & BEACH

The City of Hallandale Beach welcomes our residents back to the Beach and selected parks in a limited reopening to the public.   Rules of use, what is and what is not permitted, and hours of operations may be found on our Park’s Department reopening webpage.  

Please visit www.CoHB.org/ParksOpening for guidelines and restrictions.

The remaining park facilities, including community centers, athletic facilities, and pools will remain closed until further notice.

Covid19 Updates
City Operations