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March 16, 2020 4:50 PM

Bexar County Executive Order 3/23/2020

Bexar County Judge Nelson W. Wolff issued Executive Order NW-03. This executive order is for all businesses and residents in the incorporated and unincorporated areas of Bexar County including all residents and businesses of Universal City. This is a stay in place order.
Executive Order NW-03 goes into effect at 11:59 PM on March 24, 2020 and continues to 11:59 PM on April 09, 2020 and is subject to extension. Each person and/or business should read the order for themselves to determine the impact that it has on them individually. In short, the Executive Order generally states the following:
a) No mass gatherings of any kind except within the confines of your family household.
b) Outdoor activities are allowed but may not create any mass gatherings. The 6 ft social distancing rule is always in effect.
c) People should stay home unless they go out for food staples, stop at a gas station, keep medical appointments, or to pick-up take-out food and beverages.
d) All restaurants and beverage establishments shall cease indoor and outdoor dining. Take-out, delivery, and drive-thru are the only options available to the public.
e) Government functions, banking institutions, IT services, and construction services necessary to keep the homes/businesses safe are exempt from the Executive Order. City staff is available by phone and email. Go to WWW.UCTX.Gov, then search STAFF DIRECTORY to view phone and email options for various City Departments. Water and Court payments can be made using a variety of options; visit the City website to see all options available to the public.
f) That Bexar County rental property owners temporarily suspend evictions for at least the next 30 days to prevent renters from being displaced due to the public health emergency.
g) That foreclosure proceedings within Bexar County be temporarily suspended for at least the next 30 days to prevent the displacement of occupants during the public health emergency.
h) That constituents and residents of Bexar County are encouraged to conduct essential business online or via regular mail to avoid visiting any Bexar County facilities unless absolutely necessary.
i) That no person shall sell any of the following goods or services for more than the price the person charged for the goods or services on 11:59 PM on Thursday, March 19, 2020 and continuing during the pendency of these executive orders:
i. Groceries, beverages, toilet articles, ice;
ii. Restaurant, cafeteria, and boarding-house meals; and
iii. Medicine, pharmaceutical, and medical equipment and supplies.
Each person or business owner is encouraged to read Executive Order NW-03 in its entirety to determine how it affects them individually.

The Bexar County Executive Order is subject to extension thereafter based on the status of COVID-19 in Texas and the recommendations of the CDC.

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