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Updated Executive Order Regarding Bar and Restaurant Capacity

The executive order issued September 4 regarding bars and restaurants in Tuscaloosa has been extended with one amendment. 

The amended order, which will go into effect at 5:01 p.m. on September 17 holds that: 

  • All ABC lounge licensed establishments may operate at a reduced interior capacity of 50% of their occupancy as established by the fire marshal, not to exceed 150 persons. 
  • All other ABC licensed establishments shall only allow alcohol sales to seated customers. Customers at these establishments will not be allowed to enter the premises unless seating is available.

The only change to the previous order is the maximum allowed capacity for ABC lounge licensed establishments has been increased from 100 to 150. 

The amended order will be in effect until September 24 at 5 p.m. unless extended or modified by Mayor Maddox. The full order can be found at