Local Ordinance Database


Whether an independent grocer or large chain operator, running a business across multiple cities or counties requires grocery retailers to navigate a fragmented web of policies. To help our members navigate this issue and have a better picture of the requirements to open a prospective business in a new territory, CGA has created a database of local ordinances that is searchable by policy, locality and keyword.

Contra Costa County Face Coverings

For health order violations involving non-commercial activities, a person could be fined $100 for a first violation, $200 for a second violation, and $500 for each additional violation within one year of the initial violation. For commercial activity…

Torrance Face Coverings

"The Torrance City Council meeting begins at 7 p.m to discuss face mask enforcement. Options for Torrance elected officials to consider Tuesday, include: 1. Continuing to encourage residents to wear face masks; 2. Starting an extensive social media…

Laguna Beach Face Coverings

Beginning Friday, July 24, the City began deploying "Mask Advisors" on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays throughout the City to ensure face covering compliance and to distribute masks to those that aren't wearing them. Read the ordinance

Conta Costa County Face Coverings

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors may approve on Tuesday an ordinance establishing administrative fines for violations of public health orders involving wearing face coverings, social distancing and gatherings. Read the ordinance

San Francisco City Face Coverings

"The Department of Public Health announced the updates Friday, requiring ""anyone age 10 and up to wear a face covering when approaching a distance of six feet from others, in enclosed shared workplaces, in building common areas, and when working in food…

Glendale Face Coverings

The Glendale City Council Tuesday approved a $400 citation for people out in public not wearing a mask. A second violation will come with a $1,000 dollar fine, while a third will carry a $2,000 fine. Read the ordinance

San Benito County Face Coverings

The $25 to $500 fine range for noncommercial violations was changed to a written warning for the first offense, $75 for a second offense, $125 for a third violation and $200 for any additional violations. For commercial violations, the fine range of…

Irvine Face Coverings

Face coverings will be mandatory in shops and supermarkets from Friday. Under the new rules, people will need to have their nose and mouth covered or face a fine of up to $100. Read the ordinance