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SACRECOVER Free Patio Heater Program

Free Propane Patio Heaters for Small Businesses required to operate outside

The City of Sacramento has acquired nearly 400 tower propane patio heaters to provide for free to city of Sacramento businesses that have limited their outdoor operations due to the pandemic and public-health orders. Businesses, including restaurants, cafes, bars with food, gyms and fitness facilities, can obtain one patio propane heater for free at the City of Sacramento’s North Area Corp Yard at 918 Del Paso Rd. Sacramento, CA 95834 beginning on Thursday, Dec. 10th. Pick-up times relate to the Council district in which a business resides. They will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis for each of the Districts.

Interested businesses must:

Verify councilmember district to determine pick up time. Businesses can find their council district by visiting the City’s “find your councilmember” landing page at

  1. Bring a hard or digital copy of their current City of Sacramento Business Operation Tax License (BOTC)
  2. Print, sign and bring the City’s liability waiver. (Waiver must be signed by and picked up by an authorized representative from that business)
  3. 1 heater per business
  4. Wear a mask and maintain social distancing upon arrival

Heater distributions pick up times by city council district - schedule below
Date: Thursday, Dec. 10 – Friday, Dec. 11
Location: North Area Corp Yard at 918 Del Paso Rd. Sacramento, CA 95834

Thursday Dec. 10th Friday Dec. 11th
D1- 8-10 D5 – 8-10
D2 – 10-12 D6 – 10-12
D3 – 12-2 D8 – 11-1
D4 – 2-4 D7 – 1-3

Businesses with questions can call or email the Small Business Hotline at (916) 808-7196 or


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