MASK UP WAYNE – It’s The Law! $25 FINE FOR NON-COMPLIANCE

WAYNE – The Wayne City Council has mandated a Face Covering Requirement. The unanimous City Council vote took place at Tuesday’s regular meeting. Ordinance 2020-22 goes into effect on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020 and will sunset at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021.  The Council has the ability to repeal Ordinance 2020-22 before the stated sunset.  Additionally, the Council may approve an extension of the Ordinance if they deem it necessary.

A $25 fine for each non-compliance violation will be enforced. The document doesn’t specify an enforcement agency or method. The actual text of Ordinance 2020-2 can be found on the City’s web site.

 

The resource page has a brief overview of what constitutes ‘premises that are open to the general public’ as well as a listing of some of the exceptions to the Ordinance.  Additionally, the City has provided links to 5 printable posters: 1) Mask Required for Entry Sign (English); 2) Mask Required for Entry Sign (Spanish); 3) Do I have to Wear a Mask; 4) How to Wear a Mask (English); and 5) How to Wear a Mask (Spanish).
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