Single-Use Carryout Bag Ordinance

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Summary

SCH Number
2009102095
Lead Agency
San Jose, City of (City of San Jose)
Document Title
Single-Use Carryout Bag Ordinance
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
1/18/2011

Document Description
The project is an ordinance that consists of revisions to Chapter 9.10 of Title 9 of the City's Municipal Code to prohibit the free distribution of single-use carryout paper and plastic bags at the point of sale for all commercial retail businesses in San Jose except restaurants and nonprofit charitable reuse organization. An exception is made for paper bags containing at least 40 percent recycled content, which can be provided to customers for a minimum store charge of $0.10 upon adoption of the ordinance, with an automatic increase to $0.25 two years after the ordinance adoption.

Contact Information
John Davidson
City of San Jose
200 E. Santa Clara Street, 3rd Floor
San Jose, CA 95113-1905

Phone : (408) 535-3555

Location

Cities
San Jose
Counties
Santa Clara
Regions
Citywide
Cross Streets
Citywide

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
City of San Jose
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
City of San Jose 200 East Santa Clara Street 1st Floor Tower San Jose, CA 95113-1905

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
No
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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