Bars in JXN are again allowed to reopen the inside of their establishments to no more than 20 guests or 50% capacity. 

That’s according to an order, the sixth Amended Stay Safe Jackson Executive Order, from City of Jackson Mayor Chowke Antar Lumumba issued this week.

Face coverings and social distancing are still a requirement of the order.

“The Lumumba administration understands that if bars and restaurants in the city of Jackson are going to continue to prosper through this pandemic and restrictions, we are going to have to open more public spaces for such business entities,” the order said. 

While alcohol cannot be served directly to patrons from behind the bar area, drinks can still be served to tables where guests are seated.

Restaurants, bars and retail establishments can apply for a temporary city permit if they hope to expand or even create outside service areas. Contact the city’s Constituent Services Office at 601-960-1084 to learn more.

Outside gatherings are currently limited to 50 guests, according to the order.