DAYTON — The City of Dayton has released the full language of the mask ordinance passed during the city commission meeting Wednesday night.
People who violate the ordinance could be subject to an $85 fine.
The ordinance will be in place until it is rescinded by the city commission.
Here’s when and where masks are required in Dayton:
- When indoors at a place of business that is open to the public, this includes but is not limited to places like: grocery stores, retail stores, pharmacies, health care facilities, restaurants and bars (including outdoor seating for those places), hotels, motels, gyms and similar facilities. Religious facilities are not included.
- Any public transportation such as a bus, taxi, ridesharing vehicle or any other vehicle for hire.
- All business are required to have employees that interact with the public to where a face covering.
Here’s when and where masks aren’t required in Dayton:
- Any person who can’t wear a face covering because of a medical condition, mental health condition or developmental disability, or who is unable to remove the face covering without assistance, and any person who should not wear a face covering under the CDC guidance.
- A person is not required to produce medical documentation of the condition or disability, provided an employer may require such documentation from an employee in accordance with state and federal law.
- People under 6-years-old
- Restaurants and bar patrons while eating or drinking
- People when receiving dental services, medical treatments, swimming or in other settings where wearing a mask is not practical.
- Outdoors or in an unenclosed buildings, such as open-air stadiums or concert venues.
- While working out at the gym or similar facility as long as six feet distancing is maintained.
- In a person’s individual work office, conference room or other workspace not intended for use by the general public.
- People who are working as a public safety employee or emergency responder when wearing a face covering would interfere with or limit their ability to carry out official duties.
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