Polystyrene Foam Food Service Ware Ordinance

Summary

SCH Number
2013072022
Lead Agency
San Jose, City of (City of San Jose)
Document Title
Polystyrene Foam Food Service Ware Ordinance
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Received

Document Description
The proposed Polystyrene Foam Food Service Ware Ordinance is a model ordinance that would regulate the use of polystyrene foam food service ware by restaurants and food service establishments within participating jurisdictions in Sana Clara County. The proposed ordinance would phase-out the use of expanded or extruded polystyrene (EPS) foam food service ware, as adopted by implementing jurisdictions. Restrictions on use would be phased to allow restaurants using EPS food ware to transition to alternative products. Two options for additional regulation of EPS food ware products may also be adopted by any or all of the participating cities or towns and unincorporated Santa Clara County.

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

Phone : (408) 535-7898

Location

Cities
Santa Clara
Counties
Santa Clara
Total Acres
689000

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Foam Food Service Ware Ordinance)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Ordinance
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Land Use Cumulative Effects Other Other Issues: GHG
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 4 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3 Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 2 Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 3 Resources Agency Resources, Recycling and Recovery
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