City Mask Ordinance
The Twin Falls City Council will discuss and take public comment on a proposed Mask Ordinance beginning at 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9 at Twin Falls City Hall located at 203 Main Ave. East. The public is encouraged to follow the meeting on the City website here.
Mask Ordinance Draft
6-14-1: FACE COVERINGS. Every person, shall, when in any indoor or outdoor public place, completely cover their nose and mouth, when members of the public are physically present for otherwise unprotected social interaction.
6-14-2: DEFINITIONS. For purposes of this Ordinance “public place” shall mean any place open to all members of public without specific invitation, including but not necessarily limited to, retail business establishments, government offices, medical, educational, arts and recreational institutions, public transportation, including taxi cabs and ride-sharing vehicles. “Members of the public” shall mean persons not therein employed, or present without invitation.
6-14-4: PENALTY AND ENFORCEMENT. The City will make efforts to educate individuals and businesses to achieve compliance. Violation of this Ordinance shall constitute an infraction, punishable by a fine of $50.
Section 2: EFFECTIVE DATE AND SUNSET DATE This Ordinance shall take effect (upon publication or immediately) and shall remain in effect for 60 days from the date passed.
- If I have a medical reason I cannot wear a mask will I have to provide documentation to prove this?
- Who will enforce the ordinance?
- Is there a penalty for non-compliance?
- Where can I get reusable face coverings?
- Should I say something if someone is not wearing a mask?
- How do I report someone for not wearing a mask?