City of Cannon Beach Updates
What you need to know
(Updated March 26, 2020 8:00am)
The Chamber of Commerce is working closely with the City of Cannon Beach to keep everyone informed of the latest updates during these difficult times.
-Cannon Beach Chamber of Commerce Staff
March 24th: Cannon Beach City Council Emergency Meeting March 24th Results: passed Resolution 20-12, for purpose of reauthorizing actions taken under Resolution 20-11.
Message from Mayor Sam Steidel
March 22nd 5pm: City Council Emergency Meeting Results: City Council has passed Resolution 20-11, for purpose of evacuating visitors.
Resolution Q & A PDF
Section 1: All visitors within the City’s jurisdiction are ordered to evacuate within twenty-four (24) hours of the effective date of this Resolution and remain evacuated while this Resolution is in effect. A visitor is defined as any individual who is spending time in the City for pleasure, recreation or non-business reasons and is not a resident, property owner or business owner.
Section 2: Although not an exclusive list, this evacuation order does not apply to the following individuals:
- Local residents and property owners;
- Invitees of local residents and property owners;
- Local business owners;
- Employees of local business owners;
- Vendors, agents and service providers of local residents, property owners, and businesses;
- Mail and delivery facilities and drivers such as USPS, UPS and FedEx;
- Individuals traveling through the streets and highways within the jurisdictional boundaries of the City who do not stop;
- Essential workers, including but not limited to doctors, nurses and other health care workers, US Coast Guard members, delivery drivers and other persons providing essential services to the City; and
- County residents traveling to the City of Cannon Beach to obtain essential services such as food and gas.
Section 3: Except as excepted in Section 4, Hotels (meaning all facilities covered by Cannon Beach Municipal Code chapter 3.12.) are prohibited from operating while the City’s emergency declaration is in effect.
Section 4: Notwithstanding Section 3 of this Resolution, all Hotels within the city limits of Cannon Beach are permitted to provide services to only the following persons while the City’s emergency declaration is in effect:
- Residents registered for longer than 30-days;
- Employees of a facility provided lodging at no cost as a requirement of their employment;
- Essential workers, including but not limited to doctors, nurses and other health care workers, US Coast Guard members, delivery drivers, utility crews, bar pilots, river pilots and other persons providing essential services to the City.
Section 5. Property owners and managers of Cannon Beach Hotels shall take all reasonable steps to terminate the occupancy of any transients not exempted by Section 4 of this Resolution no later than 11:59 pm on Monday March 23, 2020.
Section 6: This declaration is effective immediately and shall remain in effect until at least April 6, 2020, but may be extended as necessary. The restriction on Hotels in Section 4 remains in effect for the duration of the emergency declaration.
Dated and effective this 22nd day of March, 2020.
PASSED by the Common Council of the City of Cannon Beach this 22nd day of March, 2020
March 22nd 8am: Please review the letter we received from Bruce St. Denis the City Manager. We have been asked to share with all the businesses, please read and take the appropriate actions.
If you have any questions or need further clarification on the resolution, please contact the City of Cannon Beach directly at (503) 436-1581 or thru their website HERE!