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November 12, 2020
The City of Leavenworth is pleased to announce the availability of Winter Special Use Permits (WSUP). Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the City closed Front Street early in May and subsequently permitted many businesses in the Downtown Core to create patio areas outside their businesses. These patios, guided by Special Use Permits, allowed many of our businesses to increase their sales amid a pandemic. The Special Use Permits expire on December 1, 2020. For this reason, merchants and the Chamber of Commerce have requested options for the Winter.
Led by Mayor Florea, a WSUP Summit was held in early November. The City announces its new WSUP which are available immediately. “The City’s focus on collaborative work with its partners, continues to produce great results. In the summer, this collaboration facilitated a thriving summer season for our Downtown with many visitors who have congratulated us on our safety measures and concerns for preventing spread of COVID-19. For the Winter months, this same approach has created a new framework for Special Use Permits” said Mayor Florea.
Administrator Cortez provided key components of the WSUP program:
The City strongly encourages interested merchants to contact the City’s Development Services Department.
For more Information/ para más información: Leavenworth City Administrator Ana Cortez (509) 630-4157.
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