Stawell Police are ensuring shop keepers and businesses are ready and compliant ready for when regional Victoria moves through the easing of restrictions.
A spokesperson said the checks included shop density limits and social distancing requirements.
The spokesperson also reminded residents it was important to dispose of masks correctly.
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"There is also a responsibility to dispose of masks in a safe manner," they said.
"Masks can become contaminated and the guidelines need to be met on how often and how to change masks, disposable or reusable."
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