Ordinances to Ban Plastic Carryout Bags in the City Calabasas

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Summary

SCH Number
2009111104
Lead Agency
Los Angeles County
Document Title
Ordinances to Ban Plastic Carryout Bags in the City Calabasas
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
The project consists of an ordinance based on the Los Angeles County model ordinance adopted on November 16, 2010, to ban the issuance of plastic carry-out bags and place a charge of $0.10 on paper carryout bags at certain retail establishments in the City of Calabasas. By ensuring that certain retail establishments will not distribute or make available to customers any plastic carryout bags, including compostable or biodegradable plastic carry-out bags that are disposed of or that enter the litter stream in the City. The retail establishments that will be affected by the ordinance include any that: (1) Have a gross annual sales of two million dollars ($2,000,000), or more, and which sell a line of dry grocery, canned goods, or non food items and some perishable items; or (2) Are buildings with over 10,000 square feet of retail space that generate sales or use tax pursuant to the Bradley-Burns Uniform Local Sales and Use Tax Law and have a pharmacy licensed pursuant to Chapter 9 of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code. The ordinance will also ban the issuance of plastic carryout bags and place a charge of $0.10 on the issuance of paper carryout bags at the drug stores, pharmacies, supermarkets, grocery stores, convenience food stores, food marts, or other entities engaged in the retail sale of a limited line of goods that generally includes milk, bread, soda, and snack foods, including stores with a Type 20 or 21 license issued by the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.

Contact Information
Alex Farassati
City of Calabasas
Environmental Services Division 100 Civic Center Way
Calabasas, CA 91302

818-224-1680

Location

Cities
South Pasadena
Counties
Los Angeles

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
County of Los Angeles
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
County of Losa Angeles Department of Public Works, 900 South Fremont Avenue, 3rd Floor, Alhambra, California 91803

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
Yes
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Negative Declaration 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
Yes
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
Yes
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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