ASPEN, Colo. (CBS4) – The Aspen City Council passed a mandatory mask zone which goes into effect July 31. People must wear a face covering at all times indoors and outdoors while in the zone.
The area includes downtown and Highlands Village. Exemptions include those in motor vehicles and those while seated for dining.READ MORE: Gov. Jared Polis To Request Federal Disaster Declaration For I-70 Mudslide Damage Through Glenwood Canyon
The new ordinance will expire on Nov. 4, but can be amended.READ MORE: 1 Dead In Hit & Run, Police Search For Suspect Driver, Vehicle
Those caught in their first offense can be charged with a $50 fine. A second offense yields a $250 fine, and a those who are caught three times could pay $3,000 and face possible jail time.MORE NEWS: COVID Vaccine Will Be Required For All Denver City Employees By End Of September
The emergency ordinance was passed unanimously, the Aspen Times reports.