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Is Anyone Enforcing Stay-at-Home Order in Bay Area?

Most Bay Area counties opt for “education” and warnings first, before fines up to $10,000 for repeat offenders
By - posted 12/9/2020 No Comment

Many sheriff’s departments in Southern California have pushed back against their stay-at-home order and have publicly stated they will not be enforcing the order.

Thanks to ABC7 for reaching out to each county here in the Bay Area to find out what level of enforcement is currently taking place for the latest “Stay-at-Home” order which has forced many businesses to shut down including all stylists, outdoor dining and many other sectors.

How are Bay Area Counties Enforcing?

See the full detailed list at ABC7. Details may change. Updated as of 12/9/20

  • Alameda County – Focusing on “education and prevention”
  • Contra Costa County – Warnings come first Will issue fines “if absolutely necessary”
  • Marin County – “We lead with education first” but repeat individual offenders can be subject to fines up to $500 and $10,000 for business for repeat offenders
  • San Francisco County – No specific enforcement announced but you can call 311 to report large crowds
  • Santa Clara County – Enforcement is “up to local city police departments”

Napa, San Mateo, Solano, Sonoma counties haven’t entered the new Stay-at-Home order yet.