Single Use Carryout Bag Ordinance

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Sunnyvale
Document Title
Single Use Carryout Bag Ordinance
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
The project area includes a variety of land use designations according to the General Plan Land Use Plan and a variety of zone types.

Document Description
The City of Sunnyvale proposes to adopt a Single-Use Carryout Bag Ordinance that would: (1) prohibit retail stores located in Sunnyvale and falling into one or more of the three categories described in the project from providing "single-use plastic carryout bags" to customers at the point of sale; and (2) create a mandatory 15 cent ($0.15) charge for each paper bag distributed by stores in the City. As defined by the Ordinance (see Appendix A), a "store" means any of the following establichments within the City limits of Sunnyvale:

Contact Information
Mark Bowers
City of Sunnyvale
Lead/Public Agency
P.O. Box 3707
Sunnyvale, CA 94088

Phone : (408) 730-7508


Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Parcel #
State Highways
Hwy 101, 280, 82, 85, 237
Moffett Federal Airfield
Stevens Creek; multiple others

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Carryout Bag Ordinance)
Local Action
Project Issues
Aesthetics Air Quality Biological Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Fiscal Impacts Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Public Services Sewer Capacity Solid Waste Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT) California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB) Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Resources Agency Resources, Recycling and Recovery

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 or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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