City of San Gabriel 10 Point Plan
AN ECONOMIC STRATEGY FOR RECOVERY, RESILIENCY AND
REINVESTMENT IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19
1. Digital Media Toolkit
Free customizable sign templates to promote and advertise businesses.
2. Guide to New Ways for Commerce
Encourages business to explore website creation, social media platform utilization, online ordering & delivery services through website, business e-newsletters, and promotion of contactless payment.
3. Shop Local Campaign
Promote Restaurant Guide, citywide business directory, installation of “Shop Local” street banners & creation of “Shop Local” templates for businesses to utilize.
4. Saving on City Fees
Waive qualified COVID-19 related planning and tenant improvement fees such as window and banner signage and modifications related to health and safety measures.
5. Expedited City Services
Expedited processing* for qualified COVID-19 related tenant improvements related to health and safety measures. Drive-up, pick-up and drop-off for Community Development services.
*For outdoor dining, businesses must concurrently coordinate inspections with the L.A. County Department of Health. Visit www.covid19.lacounty.gov for more information.
6. Implementing Best Practices
Promote health and safety measures, sharing with the business community the latest information on safety, sanitation and social distancing.
7. Connecting to Financial Resources
Latest updates and information for accessing Federal, State and Local resources can be found at www.SanGabrielED.com. SUBSCRIBE to the weekly e-newsletter for the latest information for business.
8. City Hall Business Concierge Services
Fee waived for new business Applicant Review Session with City staff via video conferencing. Staff will continue providing case-by-case business support services by phone, email or video conferencing.
9. Promoting Available Retail & Development Sites
Staff working on a real estate database to create a one-stop shop for prospective business owners and developers.
10. Sharing Success Stories
Promote stories through the City’s Community Kindness and Made in San Gabriel campaigns, promote San Gabriel restaurants and businesses.