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Halls Rental Information COVID-19

 

This chart looks at different rental situations and the COVID-19 regulations that are required to be followed such as gathering limits, mask use requirements, whether dancing is allowed and if patrons are required to be seated.

Please note provincial regulations prohibit the combining of outdoor and indoor events to have a larger gathering size.

Outdoor events must follow indoor gathering limits if people attending access indoor areas for any purpose other than:

  • To use a washroom;
  • To access an outdoor area that can only be accessed through an indoor route; or
  • As may be necessary for the purposes of health and safety.

 

Please reference this frequently as COVID-19 regulations may change and this page will be updated as necessary.

 

 

Halls Rental Information Sheet

Please reference this document frequently as COVID-19 regulations may change frequently and this document will be updated as necessary.

Type of event Size of gathering Haldimand and Norfolk
Private rental not including wedding ceremony, funeral ceremony or religious service or rite.

 

Events include but are not limited to: Baby shower, wedding shower, wedding or funeral reception, birthday party, retirement party family get together, buck and doe types of event, business meeting, corporate event, corporate function.

Indoors: Up to a maximum of 50 people ensuring each person would be able to maintain 2 metre physical distance.

 

Dancing allowed: Yes.

 

People must remain seated: No

 

 

Indoors – Masks are required at all times.  People are allowed to remove masks or face coverings if they are seated and actively eating or drinking.

 

Both the renter of the hall and the operator of the hall are responsible to ensure compliance.

Wedding ceremony, funeral ceremony, religious services or rites

 

Wedding receptions, funeral receptions and religious social gatherings are not included.

Indoors: Up to a maximum of 30% capacity of the room ensuring each person can maintain a 2 metre physical distance from individuals who are not from the same household or social circle.

 

Dancing allowed: Yes.

 

People must remain seated: No

 

Indoors – Masks are required at all times.  People are allowed to remove masks or face coverings if they are seated and actively eating or drinking.

 

Both the renter of the hall and the operator of the hall are responsible to ensure compliance.

Dinner put on for the community in a rental space– e.g. dinners by the Royal Canadian Legion. Indoors: Up to a maximum of 50 people ensuring each person would be able to maintain 2 metre physical distance.  Seating must be arranged to allow 2 metres distance from people sitting at other tables or tables must be separated by plexiglass or another impermeable barrier.

 

Dancing allowed: No

 

People must remain seated: Yes

 

Indoors – Masks are required at all times.  People are allowed to remove masks or face coverings if they are seated and actively eating or drinking.

 

Both the renter of the hall and the operator of the hall are responsible to ensure compliance.

For all events hall operators must ensure all regulations and guidelines are being followed.  These include but are not limited to:

·        Individuals who are not from the same household or social shall circle maintain 2 metres physical distance.

·        Food and drink are not served in a buffet or self-serve style.

·        All performances follow the regulations outlined in the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020. (Regulations include but are not limited to ensuring all singers or those playing a brass or wind instrument be separated by any spectator by plexiglass or some other impermeable barrier. 

·        Tables must be separated to ensure 2 metres distance between patrons seated at different tables.