Restaurants Executive Order 204 further eases restrictions in North Carolina. The state's mask requirements remain in effect. FAQs for the Easing of Restrictions Summary of current restrictions Executive Order 204 has three general categories of occupancy restrictions: up to 100 percent capacity, 75 percent capacity, and 50 percent capacity. All businesses must continue to maintain the 6 feet of distance requirement between patrons and implement other safety protocols as they expand their capacity. The Order fully lifts the restriction on the late-night sale and service of alcoholic beverages and increases mass gathering limits. The number of people who may gather indoors increased from 25 to 50 and the number of people who may gather outdoors increased from 50 to 100. Executive Order 180 included additional COVID-19 safety measures to tighten mask requirements and enforcement. Requirements of face coverings FAQs for Executive Order 180 Guidance and Resources Guidance for Restaurants Alcohol Sales & Service FAQs CountOnMeNC.org Frequently Asked Questions Are the Americans with Disabilities Act requirements still in effect at restaurants and bars? NCDHHS wants to help restaurants and bars continue to serve customers to the greatest extent possible while working within public health guidelines and state and federal law. Restaurants and bars that remain open for take-out and delivery during Phase 1 and plan to open at 50 percent capacity during Phase 2 should keep in mind that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements are still in effect, and all businesses need to continue to ensure reasonable access and accommodations to their employees and customers. ADA-related guidance specific to employers during a pandemic can be found on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s website. Additional guidance and resources on the ADA can be found on the ADA’s website and on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s website.