General Business Guidance

Information to help businesses meet the self-certification requirement to reopen. All businesses must meet these requirements before reopening. Businesses operating to provide Essential Services, as defined in the Governor's March 23, 2020 Executive Order, updated on March 31, April 28 and May 15, may remain open and have until May 25, 2020 to comply with these  Mandatory Safety Standards .

COVID-19 Control Plan Template  – Template that satisfies the written control plan requirement for self-certification

Compliance Attestation Poster  – Poster that customer facing businesses are required to print, sign, and post in an area within the business premises that is visible to workers and visitors

Employer    and  Worker – Posters that businesses can print and display within the business premises to describe the rules for maintaining social distancing, hygiene protocols, and cleaning and disinfecting

Sector-Specific Protocols and Best Practices
 
Mandatory safety standards and recommended best practices for sectors that are eligible to open in Phase 1. Additional sector guidance for future phases will be issued at a later date. Businesses operating to provide Essential Services, as defined in the Governor's March 23, 2020 Executive Order, updated on March 31, April 28 and May 15, may remain open and have until May 25, 2020 to comply with their industry’s sector-specific protocols (if applicable).
 
Construction  - permitted to reopen on May 18
Manufacturing  - permitted to reopen on May 18
Office Spaces  - permitted to reopen on May 25, Boston on June 1
Laboratories  - permitted to reopen on May 25
Hair Salons and Barbershops  - permitted to reopen on May 25
Car Washes  - permitted to reopen on May 25
Pet Grooming  - permitted to reopen on May 25
Places of Worship  - permitted to reopen on May 18
Beaches  - permitted to reopen on May 18
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Municipal Planning Strategies Toolkit
This COVID-19 Municipal Planning Strategies Toolkit provides information for Cape Cod towns on how they can support the needs of local businesses as they operate during this period of social distancing requirements. It contains strategies to accommodate the new operational standards and includes examples from other municipalities that have expanded opportunities for businesses to offer their goods and services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Several strategies also include sample checklists to help towns develop administrative review procedures. These are intended as examples of potential items to include and will vary depending on town operations and needs.
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