Hillsboro Businesses Need Outdoor Seating Permits

Downtown hillsboro

Restaurants and bars in Hillsboro need to apply for two permits in order to set up new outdoor seating. Under the latest state guidance for COVID-19 prevention, Washington County is considered an “extreme risk” county and currently, only outdoor dining is allowed. That means…

Oregon Announces New COVID-19 Framework

Oregon is rolling out a new framework for assessing COVID-19 risk levels by county. The new plan, which starts after the state’s two-week freeze ends on December 2, incudes restrictions for counties with “extreme risk.” Data will be evaluated weekly and risk levels will…

Cities Organize Expanded Outdoor Dining

1st Street Dining Commons Beaverton

Several cities in Oregon’s Tualatin Valley have organized expanded outdoor seating areas to allow extra space for people to dine at restaurants. This allows more people to enjoy their favorite businesses while abiding by physical distancing requirements.