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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Draft Guidance for Restaurants and Bars

With the Governor’s recent announcement that bars and restaurants will be able to have temporary outdoor accommodations in the next phase of reopening, Peoria County has provided the below DRAFT documents for guidance for these businesses in unincorporated Peoria County. Final documents will be posted the week of May 25, but these draft documents will provide guidance on temporary outdoor expansion.

Please note that these are draft documents for the below categories:

  • Expansion Onto Private Property
  • Expansion Onto Public Sidewalks
  • Expansion Onto Publicly Owned Sidewalks

Establishments with existing liquor licenses may serve alcohol in the temporary expanded area after notifying the Peoria County Clerk at

DRAFT Guidance Documents for Temporary Outdoor Restaurant and Bar Space

Are you a restaurant or bar owner in the City of Peoria? Please follow their guidance at