Updated Current COVID-19 Restrictions on Businesses in the City of Benicia Effective 7/13/20

On Monday, July 13, 2020, Governor Newsom announced the following changes to business operations in Solano County.

No Indoor Operations Allowed

These industries MAY continue to operate outside, subject to professional licensing requirements, or for pick-up only (as applicable):

  • Restaurants
  • Wineries
  • Movie theaters
  • Family entertainment centers (such as bowling alleys, miniature golf, batting cages, and arcades)
  • Zoos
  • Museums
  • Cardrooms
  • Fitness centers & gyms
  • Places of worship
  • Offices for non-essential services (see State-defined list of business sectors)
  • Personal care services (such as nail salons, body waxing, tattoo and massage parlors)
  • Hair salons and barbershops
  • Malls (other types of stand-alone retail may remain open following protocols)


No Operations—Indoor or Outdoor—Allowed

  • Individual Bars, Breweries, Brewpubs, Pubs

Bars, breweries, brewpubs, and pubs MAY continue to serve alcohol ONLY when in a sit-down, outdoor setting with food, which is ordered and served in the same transaction.


Questions? Visit  https://www.ci.benicia.ca.us/coronavirus to view the Governor’s full order or call the Community Services Phone Line at 707.746.4285.

Thank you for helping to keep Benicia safe!