Single-Use Carry-Out Bag Reduction Ordinance

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2014062046
Lead Agency
Santa Clara, City of (City of Santa Clara)
Document Title
Single-Use Carry-Out Bag Reduction Ordinance
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Multiple zones and land uses

Document Description
The Proposed Ordinance would prohibit the free distribution of single-use plastic and paper carry-out bags at the point of sale within the City of Santa Clara. An exception is made for recycled paper bags containing at least 40% post-consumer recycled content, which can be provided to customers at the point of sale for a minimum ten cents ($0.10) charge. Retail establishments located and operating within the City that would be subject to the Proposed Ordinance include any commercial establishment that sells perishable or nonperishable goods including, but not limited to, clothing, food, and personal items directly related to the customer. Restaurants, other food providers, and non-profit charitable reuse retailers would be exempt from the Proposed Ordinance. The Proposed Ordinance would not include development of any physical structures or involve any construction.

Contact Information
Dave Staub
City of Santa Clara
1700 Walsh Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95050

Phone : (408) 615-3086

Location

Cities
Santa Clara
Counties
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Multiple
Zip
multiple
Parcel #
multiple
State Highways
Hwy 101, 237, 82, 280
Railways
UP, Caltrain
Airports
San Jose Int'l
Schools
Multiple
Waterways
Guadalupe River, Saratoga Creek, San Francisco Bay

Notice of Completion

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Local Action
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Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Coastal Zone Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs 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 Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board California Department of Parks and Recreation Caltrans, District 4 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3 Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 2 Resources Agency Resources, Recycling and Recovery
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