Single-Use Carryout Bag Ordinance

4 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2011042014
Lead Agency
Fort Bragg, City of (City of Fort Bragg)
Document Title
Single-Use Carryout Bag Ordinance
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
Adoption of an ordinance which will add "Chapter 6:26: Disposable Bag Reduction" to the Fort Bragg Municipal Code. The ordinance prohibits the free distribution of single-use paper and plastic bags at the point of sale for all commercial retail businesses in Fort Brag, except for restaurants. An exception is made for bag containing at least 40% recycled content, which can be provided to customers for a minimum of $0.10 per bag. The minimum charge for paper carry-out bags would not apply to bags smaller than 250 cubic inches capacity or for restaurant carry-out bags smaller than 440 cubic inches capacity.

Contact Information
Linda Ruffing
City of Fort Bragg
416 N. Franklin Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437

(707) 961-2823 x118

Location

Cities
Fort Bragg
Counties
Mendocino
Regions
City-Wide
Zip
95437

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Fort Bragg City Council
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
Fort Bragg City Hall, City Clerk's Office, 416 North Franklin Street, Fort Bragg, CA 95437

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 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
No
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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