City Facilities Closed to the Public Until Further Notice:
All City Park playgrounds
Hugh L. Grogan, Jr. Community Center-includes all programs/activities
Marietta Square Farmers Market (until further notice)
April 24th - Glover Park Concert - Grapevine (postponed)
April 26th - Taste of Marietta (postponed)
May 9th - M2R Trailfest
Governor Kemp's Executive Order
On Thursday, April 2, 2020, Governor Kemp ordered a shelter-in-place for all Georgia residents, meaning to remain in their places of residence and taking every precaution to limit social interaction, unless they are conducting or participating in Essential Services, performing necessary travel, engaged in Minimum Basic Operations, or are part of the workforce for Critical Infrastructure. For more details on essential businesses, please view the Department of Homeland Security Memo on Identification of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers or visit the State's page. If a company is still unable to determine their edibility to remain open, they may fill out the Business Guidance Request Form. The Executive Order will go into effect at 6 pm on Friday April 3, 2020 and as of now, expire on Monday, April 13, 2020. You can view the full executive order here.
Marietta Declaration of Emergency Situation
On Tuesday, March 24th, the Marietta City Council declared an emergency situation and enacted emergency measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This declaration places restrictions on bars, restaurants, and other on-premise food consumption businesses, and non-medical close-contact personal service providers. The declaration also limits parks and outdoor facilities' hours of operation and facility use. It places requirements on businesses to implement policies to enforce social distancing among its employees, agents, and customers. Lastly, it addresses telecommuting, home offices, and residential zoning and the postponement of zoning and land use matters that require a public hearing. The expiration date of this emergency declaration, as of now, is April 10, 2020. View the full declaration here.
In an effort to promote downtown, small businesses, the Marietta City Council voted unanimously to establish six 15-minute parking spots around the Square for curbside pickup.
Business License Extension
The Marietta City Council also voted to extend the due date for business license renewal payments to May 30th.
In an effort to assist our local businesses during this difficult time, the City of Marietta will be continuously sharing resources and assistance opportunities as they arise. Please see the website - http://www.mariettaga.gov/1362/Marietta-COVID-19