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March 23, 2021: The Governor’s office announced limited capacity increases for indoor and outdoor gatherings, and some entertainment venues. Read the full press release HERE.
February 17, 2021: The Governor’s office announced a statewide COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-Registration System. Learn more and register HERE.
February 5, 2021: The City of Lynchburg announced that they have secured a facility to house a Regional Vaccination Center at 3700 Candlers Mountain Road. Read the full press release.
January 6, 2021: The Governor’s office announced new steps to accelerate COVID-19 vaccination distribution efforts. Read more HERE.
December 29, 2020: The Governor’s office announced an additional $20 million in additional CARES Act funding to the Rebuild VA fund to fulfill pending grant applications. Eligible applicants that are still in the pipeline will be notified via email that their applications are being reviewed. Read more HERE.
December 10, 2020: The Governor’s Office announced new statewide measures, effective Monday, December 14th, 2020, to contain the spread of COVID-19. Measures include a stay-at-home order between the hours of 12 a.m. and 5 a.m., a universal mask requirement, and lowers the limit on social gatherings from 25 people to 10 or less. Read the full announcement and Executive Order 72 HERE.
November 13, 2020: The Governor’s Office announced new statewide measures, effective November 15, 2020, to contain the spread of COVID-19, including the reduction of gathers to 25 or less persons, a face mask mandate for ages 5+, an alcohol curfew and increased enforcement. Review the full amended executive orders HERE and HERE.
Parklet Permits are now available! If your restaurant is interested in expanding your outdoor seating area, whether temporary due to COVID regulations,or for a more permanent expansion of your seating area, complete the applications here:
City of Lynchburg City Hall is closed to the public but staff continues to work full time. If an in-person visit is needed, we can arrange that with you on a case by case basis. Contact our Office to schedule an appointment