Executive Orders and Resolutions

Below is a list of Executive Orders and local Resolutions that have been passed regarding COVID-19. 

Executive Order Requiring Face Coverings is Amended to Align with County Public Health Officer’s Order

City Council directed that the City’s Emergency Services Director cause the City’s face covering order to align with the County Public Health Officer’s Order, while also including provisions to allow for the use of a face shield when medical conditions otherwise render wearing a face covering infeasible.

May 27, 2020

Executive Order Requiring Face Coverings is Amended

Irvine Disaster Council amends Executive Order requiring all retail personnel and patrons in the City of Irvine to wear face coverings, until further notice. Businesses must post signage 

May 18, 2020

City Council Approves Four-Phase Reopening Plan and Drive-Through Testing

The Irvine City Council approved a four-phase plan for reopening City facilities, services, and programs. Tennis and pickleball courts set to reopen. Summer programs will be modified to include drive-in movies and concerts. Citywide drive-through testing program approved.

May 12, 2020

City Council Votes to Reopen Golf Courses

Effective May 1, 2020, Irvine-based golf courses may reopen to the public following a structured set of guidelines for the protection of public health.

May 1, 2020

Irvine Disaster Council Releases Executive Order

Irvine Disaster Council releases Executive Order requiring all retail personnel and patrons in the City of Irvine to wear face coverings.

April 8, 2020

City Council Adopts Resolutions Pertaining to COVID-19: Landlords, Evictions and Preventative Measures

At its March 24, 2020 meeting, the Irvine City Council approved a number of resolutions pertaining to the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. 

March 24, 2020

Irvine Community Centers Closed to the Public

In an effort to ensure the safety of City staff and the public, all Community Centers will be closed, effective Wednesday, March 18 at 5:30 p.m.

March 18, 2020

City of Irvine Leaders Close City Hall, Proclaim Local Emergency in Response to COVID-19

City of Irvine officials issued a proclamation declaring a local emergency, announced the closure of City Hall, and took additional steps to protect the public and prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

March 17, 2020

Governor Newsom Issues New Executive Order Further Enhancing State and Local Government’s Ability to Respond to COVID-19 Pandemic

Governor Gavin Newsom today issued a new executive order further enhancing California’s ability to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 12, 2020