Executive Orders

Below is a list of proclamations, resolutions and executive orders issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

City Actions

Executive Order No. 1
Requires Face Coverings and Compliance with Social Distancing and Infection Control Guidelines for Essential Businesses
April 16, 2020
Resolution No. 2020-08

Supplements Proclamation of a Local Emergency Regarding Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

  • Extends any City-issued building permit, planning permit, or other entitlement that would have otherwise expired during this local emergency or for which an application for extension was filed prior to March 16, 2020, for 120 days.
  • Waives City requirements and conditions contrary to the California Department of Alcohol Beverage Control’s March 19, 2020 "Notice of Regulatory Relief" for the duration of the local emergency.
April 8, 2020
Resolution No. 2020-05
Proclaims Local Emergency Regarding Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Ratifies the Proclamation of Local Emergency by the City Manager
March 18, 2020
Proclamation of Local Emergency
Proclaims Existence of a Local Emergency Regarding Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
March 16, 2020


County Actions

Visit the OC Health Care Agency website to view the Orange County Health Officer’s orders and recommendations.

State Actions

Visit the Office of the Governor website to view the Executive Orders issued by Governor Newsom. 

Visit the California Department of Public Health website to view the State Public Health Officer’s orders.

Federal Actions

Visit the White House website to view the Presidential Memoranda and Executive Order issued by President Trump.