These are not easy times for the local hospitality industry, and it is the obligation of the rulers to do what is in our power to make things easier for this sector.
Therefore, I share with you a series of measures that, in accordance with the current ordinance, will be applied during this winter in our bars and restaurants.With these measures, it is intended to ENCOURAGE THE PLACEMENT OF TERRACES WITH A TEMPORARY CHARACTER, exempting obligations such as the placement of platforms, etc.In addition, THE PLACEMENT OF TENTS WILL BE AUTHORIZED during the winter period to make the terraces a more comfortable place, although we must be aware that they must be open on at least two sides and properly ventilated."FIRST.-The placement of new pedestals on parking areas on the road will be encouraged for activities that did not have a previous terrace license.
For this, the obligatory placement of attached flooring will not be required, however applicants will be required compliance with what is stipulated in article 5 of the current ordinance * This is: placement of pedestrian protection rails that have reflector elements, setbacks, etc.This point will be valid for the rest of 2020 and the first terrace request period of 2021, that is, until May 31, 2021, date from which the Totana city council may be empowered to require the conditions general rules marked in the ordinance for the watchmen located on the roadSECOND.- The enclosure of the vertical surfaces of the perimeter of the awnings, as well as the covering or enclosure of the terrace area with any type of material, will be authorized in general, and must be supported by light and removable structures and adequately protected by others.
means, as long as its placement is requested in writing to the Totana City Council, being authorized after a report from the municipal services *In no case may more than two vertical walls act as an enclosure on the terrace, it must be properly ventilated, to minimize the possible effects of dispersal of the coronavirus.
This point will be in force, except for major causes, until March 31, 2021, and all the covers that are not expressly regulated in the general conditions of the ordinance in force at that time must be removed.THIRD.- RATIFY the measures proposed and announced by the urban planning department in the face of the extraordinary situation caused by the Covid-19 crisis, and in accordance with the provisions of the current regulatory ordinance of hotel terraces.