City of Santa Clara 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
City of Santa Clara Single-Use Carry-Out Bag Reduction Ordinance
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
The Ordinance prohibits 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 which can be provided to customers at the point of sale for a minimum ten cents ($0.10) charge. Retail establishments subject to the Ordinance include any commercial establishment that sells perishable or nonperishable goods. Restaurants, other food providers, and non-profit charitable organizations would be exempt from the Ordinance. The Ordinance would not include development of any physical structures or involve any construction.

Contact Information
Dave Staub
City of Santa Clara
1500 Warburton Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95050

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 Determination

Approving Agency
City of Santa Clara
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
Planning Division office in City Hall at 1500 Warburton Avenue and online at www.santaclaraca.gov/CEQA

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
No
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(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
No
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