The Town of Davie will begin reopening per the Emergency Order 20-10 effective 12:01 a.m. on May 18, 2020.
Residents may provide or obtain services at the following non-essential permitted establishments authorized to proceed to Phase 1:
- Restaurants and food establishments may allow on-premises consumption of food and beverage, so long as they adopt appropriate social distancing measures and limit their indoor occupancy to no more than 50 percent of their building occupancy. In addition, outdoor seating is permissible with appropriate social distancing. Appropriate social distancing requires maintaining a minimum of 6 feet between parties, only seating parties of 10 or fewer people and keeping bar counters closed to seating.
- In-store retail sales establishments may open storefronts if they operate at no more than 50 percent of their building occupancy and abide by the safety guidelines issued by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
- Barbershops, cosmetology salons, and cosmetology specialty salons must adopt appropriate social distancing and precautionary measures and adhere to the following guidelines: customers are by appointment only, allow at least 15 minutes in between appointment for proper disinfecting practices, no group appointments, and masks must be worn by all employees while performing personal services.
- Museums may open at no more than 25 percent of its building occupancy.
- Drive-in theatres may open at no more than 50 percent of its capacity.
- Community Rooms, Fitness Centers and Gyms located within housing developments (commercial Fitness Centers and Gyms are not included in the Phase 1 reopening)
Businesses that will not reopen include:
- Gyms (Commercial Facilities)
- Entertainment Facilities (including concert halls, movie theatres, auditoriums, video arcades, gymnasiums, fitness studio, and other similar facilities).
Recreational Spaces Open
Parks and Trails
Outlining the Town of Davie’s Emergency Order 20-04, the following select parks have reopened daily starting at 9 a.m. and closing at 7 p.m.:
- Bergeron Park – 1900 S. Nob Hill Rd
- East Davie Nature Park – 5350 SW 58th Ave
- Falcons Lea Park – 14900 Stirling Road
- James Ale Park – 6061 SW 36th Ct
- Joy Yoder Equestrian Park – 14150 SW 38th St
- Lange Park – 6550 SW 47th St
- Linear Park, along Orange Drive from US-441 to SW 154th Avenue
- Owls Lookout Park – SW 26th St. & Flamingo Rd
- Robbins Preserve – 4005 Hiatus Rd
- Shenandoah Park – 14601 SW 14th St
- Silver Lake Park – 5695 SW 52nd Ave
- Sunny Lake Bird Sanctuary – 5300 Griffin Rd
- Veterans Park – 5750 SW 39th St
- Westridge Park – 2900 SW 100th Ave
- Wolf Lake Park – 5400 SW 76th Ave
Park restrooms will not be open. Operational changes still in effect at parks include the suspension of facility rentals, transactions at parks, youth and adult activities, sports programs, fitness and aquatic, and activities at community centers.
Residential Community Pools
Limited use of residential community pools can reopen pools as long as the pools are utilized by residents of the housing development.
In accordance with CDC Guidelines pool use must:
- Adhere to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines of six (6) feet social distancing.
- Maintain a limited 50 percent capacity in the pool deck and pool occupancy.
- Be supervised by a sufficient number of employees or other people designated by the housing development during the hours in which they are used to ensure compliance and employees or other designees of the housing development.
- Be regularly sanitize the facility’s pool chairs, railings, gates, tables, showers, and other equipment at the pool and pool deck.
Public and private beaches will remain closed.
Davie Police and Code Enforcement staff will be monitoring the reopening of businesses and working to ensure that businesses understand the reopening guidelines and obtain cooperative compliance.
Facilities must implement certain procedures such as enhanced sanitizing of all common areas and frequent touchpoints. Sanitation and Safety requirements can be located in Amendments 1-8 of Emergency Order 20-10.
Residents are urged to continue to be vigilant as this reopening is not an indication that the pandemic is over.
We ask everyone involved in the provision of essential services or other additional goods, services, or amenities permitted by the Emergency Order 20-10 to continue adhering to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Guidelines and facial coverings as amended by Broward County Emergency Order 20-07 as well as:
- Practice social distancing.
- Wear a facial covering.
- Wash your hands often.