Single-Use Carryout Bag Ordinance

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of San Diego
Document Title
Single-Use Carryout Bag Ordinance
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Document Description
The City of San Diego is proposing to reduce the adverse environmental impacts associated with single-use plastic carryout bags, including plastic bag litter. The City proposes to adopt and implement an ordinance to regulate the use of single-use plastic carryout bags and promote the use of reusable bags within the City. The proposed ordinance would: prohibit plastic single-use carryout bags at the point of sale in retail stores and require retailers to provide reusable bags to consumers for sale or at no charge, and mandate a charge on recycled content paper single-use carryout bag and reusable carryout bags at the point of sale in retail stores.

Contact Information

Myra Herrmann
Agency Name
City of San Diego
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
Cross Streets
State Highways
I-5, I-15, I-805, SR 22, SR 94,
San Diego Trolley, AT&SF
Lindbergh Field, Miramar,Montgom
Pacific Ocean, San Diego Bay, Mission Bay, San Diego River, Lake Murray, San Vincente Reservoir,

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (Adoption of an Ordinance)
Local Actions
City Council Approval of the Ordinance
Project Issues
Air Quality, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Mineral Resources, Public Services, Solid Waste, Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, 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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