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East Lansing City Council Approves New Measures to Support Economic Recovery Efforts for Restaurants
The East Lansing City Council has approved two items to further support economic recovery efforts for local restaurants, including open-air dining areas for downtown East Lansing take-out and a streamlined process for the expansion of restaurant services to outdoor areas.

Free Two-Hour Parking Continues Through End of June in Downtown East Lansing’s Gated Facilities, Transitions to 30-Minute Grace Period in July
Free, two-hour parking will continue to be offered in downtown East Lansing’s gated parking facilities through the end of June and will transition to a 30-minute grace period in July. Additionally, free parking will be offered on Saturday, July 4.

City of East Lansing Waives Business License and Entertainment License Fees During COVID-19 Crisis
In an effort to assist businesses that are suffering financial hardship due to the COVID-19 crisis, the East Lansing City Council approved a resolution during its virtual meeting on Thursday, April 30 to amend the City of East Lansing budget to waive business license and entertainment license fees in Fiscal Year 2020. 

Resources for Businesses During the COVID-19 Pandemic
To help downtown East Lansing businesses during this difficult time, a webpage with a list of known resources has been created. The webpage will continue to be updated.

Parking Validation in Downtown East Lansing
Did you know that more than 55 businesses in downtown East Lansing validate parking? Take advantage of parking validation opportunities while shopping and dining local!

East Lansing Buzz: Downtown Development Construction Information
Find the latest information on the construction going on in downtown East Lansing. Check out the City's Find the Bee activities for a chance to eat and/or park for free! Thank you for continuing to support downtown businesses during the construction!

NEW Downtown East Lansing Parking Brochure
Learn more about parking availability in downtown East Lansing with our new downtown parking brochure. 

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