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Governor Abbott Updates Protocols and Operations Across Texas
On October 7th, Governor Greg Abbott announced changes related to restrictions on business operations across the state of Texas, listed as Executive Order GA-32. The City of New Braunfels has compiled highlights of the changes which can be downloaded here. Businesses can find checklists and other resources at


  1. City of New Braunfels
  2. Comal County
  3. Guadalupe County
  • October 18, 2020 - City Utilizing Portion of CARES Funding for Non-Profit Business Interruption Grant - Read More
  • September 17, 2020 - City Approves Temporary Addition of Outdoor Dining - Read More
  • September 4, 2020 - City and Chamber Remind Residents to Stay Socially Distant this Labor Day Weekend - Read More
  • July 3, 2020 - Westside Community Center to Close Temporarily After Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 - Read More
  • June 26, 2020 - City Issues Update In Response To Governor’s Executive Order - Read More
  • June 26, 2020 - City Publishes Highlights of Governor’s Order - Read More

If you own or operate a business that has been affected by the Coronavirus, we want you to know the City is here to help. We have published a list of available relief mechanisms and business resources on our website at

The City of New Braunfels has personal protective equipment (PPE), such as masks, face shields, and gloves, available to local medical providers and health care facilities. Request supplies by clicking on the link - REQUEST PPE

The Temporary Outdoor Dining Permit is intended to help restaurants accommodate more customers while maintaining social distancing during the Covid-19 Pandemic. The permit allows restaurants to use up to 40% of their off-street parking spaces for temporary dining and to provide either a food vendor or mobile kitchen associated with the subject restaurant. - LEARN MORE

Outdoor events, celebrations, and other large outdoor gatherings with an estimated attendance of 10 or more, are permissible to hold in Texas. The mayor, as appropriate, in coordination with the local public health authority, must give approval to such an outdoor gathering or event prior to it being held. - SUBMIT EVENT APPLICATION