Local Assistance

Find out if your business is considered an essential business here. For specific questions or information click here.

Anaheim: Executive Orders

  • For a summary of business relief click here.
  • Anaheim has eased city rules for businesses to operate outdoors, display signs and sell alcohol to-go during the coronavirus crisis. The relief is based on a series of executive orders by our city manager. They are listed below.
    • No. 3 restaurant takeout, alcohol sales
      • Allows restaurants to sell takeout alcoholic beverages in conjunction with the purchase of food at restaurants, extends alcoholic beverage sales to 2 a.m. Read more here.
    • No. 9 (extension of No. 4): restaurant, retail signage
      • Temporarily suspends special event permit requirement for businesses wanting to display signs informing customers of curbside pickup and food pickup services. Find out more details here. See the order here.
    • No. 10 (extension of No. 6): restaurant outdoor dining 
      • Temporarily suspends special event permit requirement  and outdoor dining standards for restaurants to create or expand outdoor dining and use of outdoor space to promote physical distancing. Find out more details here. See the order here.
    • No. 11: permit and inspection fees
      • Temporarily suspends permit and inspection fees for addition of tents, outdoor canopies, generators, temporary power poles, etc. See the order here.

Anaheim: Public Utilities Small Business Assistance

  • Anaheim Public Utilities understands that these are uncertain times for everyone, especially small businesses. They remain committed to providing helpful resources and tools needed to help businesses get back on track. Find more information here.

Contact Us

  1. Economic Development Department


    200 S. Anaheim Blvd.

    7th floor

    Anaheim, CA 92805


    Phone: (714) 765-4544

    Email: economicdevelopment@anaheim.net

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