Orange County

Orlando looks to have new business owners develop safety plan to serve alcohol

ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando city leaders are working on an ordinance meant to curb crime in downtown Orlando.

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It would require new business owners to apply for a special use permit and show a safety plan if they want to serve alcohol after midnight.

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Another change would require parking lot owners to have a security plan and block off lots when closed.

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Once the draft ordinance is completed, it will be brought before the city commission for a vote.

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