SAN ANTONIO – Ten citations have been issued so far in November for violations of San Antonio’s emergency declaration.
The city’s emergency health declaration requires businesses to post a list of COVID-19 symptoms near the entrance, requires all people 10 years and older to wear a face covering, prohibits large outside gatherings in excess of 10 people (with some exceptions) in line with social distancing guidelines, and allows restaurants to operate up to 75% capacity.
The San Antonio Development Services Department (DSD), Center City Development and Operations Department, San Antonio Police Department, and Metro Health are all charged with enforcing the order. The information below regarding citations has been provided by the city.
For the full list of requirements laid out in the tenth addendum to the 8th declaration of public health emergency regarding COVID-19, scroll to the bottom of the article.
To report a violation, call 210-207-7273.
Here is the current list of citations from November and the description of the violation included with the data:
- Ojos Locos Sports Cantina - A proactive inspection was conducted at Ojos Locos Sports Cantina located at 5809 NW Loop 410. DSD officials observed the location as it was closing, and there were no customers inside. However, the required signage was not posted and a citation was issued.
- Alamodome Event Attendee - DSD officials received a call for assistance after an attendee at an event at the Alamodome refused to wear a mask properly after receiving numerous warnings from on-site security. The guest received up to five warnings to wear the mask, according to officials. San Antonio police were able to obtain the attendee’s identification and a citation was issued to the individual for mask use violation.
- XTC Cabaret - A proactive inspection was conducted at XTC Cabaret, located at 2023 Sable Lane. DSD officials observed violations of the city’s mask requirement for people in the dance area and in the female dressing room. In addition to not wearing masks, people were also not practicing social distancing. A citation was issued.
- Mission Event Center - A call was received for people not wearing masks at the bingo hall at Mission Event Center, located at 5614 S Flores Street. Health and safety signage was not posted. DSD officials spoke with the manager about the violation. A citation was issued and a red placard was posted for having no health and safety signage.
- Elsewhere Garden Bar & Kitchen - A proactive inspection was conducted at Elsewhere Garden Bar and Kitchen located at 103 E Jones Avenue. DSD officials observed that the required signage was not posted, customers and employees were not wearing masks, and groups larger than 10 were not social distancing. A citation was issued and all violations of the city ordinance were pointed out to the owner.
- The Good Kind - A proactive inspection was conducted at The Good Kind located at 1127 S St Mary’s Street. DSD officials witnessed employees and customers not wearing masks and not practicing social distancing. A citation was issued to the owner.
- Aquaduck Beer Garden - A proactive inspection was conducted at the Aquaduck Beer Garden located at 9214 Espada Road. DSD officials observed customers and employees not wearing masks and not practicing social distancing, due to customer tables being too close to the stage. A citation was issued.
- XTC Cabaret - A second proactive inspection was conducted at XTC Cabaret, located at 2023 Sable Lane. DSD officials observed violations of the city’s mask requirement in addition to people not practicing social distancing. A citation was issued.
- XTC Cabaret - A proactive inspection was conducted at XTC Cabaret, located at 2023 Sable Lane. DSD officials observed violations of the city’s mask requirement for people on the stage, in the dressing room, and VIP area. Both customers and employees were seen not wearing masks. Tables were also not spaced out enough to allow social distancing. A citation was issued.
- Stanley’s Ice House - A call was received about Stanley’s Ice House, located at 2403 E. Commerce Street, for management not enforcing the city’s mask requirements. Officials saw that health and safety signage was posted but that staff members were not enforcing or following the mask requirements. One employee was seen with his mask hanging from his ear. A red placard was posted and a case will be filed. A citation was also issued.
Read the full text of the latest public health emergency declaration below: