City of Beaufort passes ordinance requiring face masks in public buildings

ByMariah Congedo|June 28, 2020 at 6:45 PM EDT - Updated June 29 at 11:25 AM

BEAUFORT, S.C. (WTOC) -The City of Beaufort has unanimously passed an ordinance that will require face covers for anyone entering a public building. This ordinance will include all stores and restaurants within city limits.

City leaders passed the ordinance during an emergency meeting on Monday. The ordinance will go into effect at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday and will last for at least 30 days.

Mayor Billy Keyserling previously said the ordinance will be enforced by the city’s parking attendants and other codes inspectors.

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