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.

Los Angeles City Face Coverings

To allow businesses to require persons entering their premises to wear a face covering during the City’s Coronavirus emergency declaration. Read the ordinance

Alameda City Face Coverings

People who violate Alameda County health orders aimed at stopping the coronavirus could face fines ranging from $250 to $1,000 Read the ordinance

Encinitas Face Coverings

In a unanimous vote, City Council approved launching a new program focused on educating those refusing to wear face coverings. The three-month test program also institutes potential fines of up to $1,000 for residents for violating the public health order. Read…

San Juan Bautista Face Coverings

The city council on Aug. 18 unanimously voted to adopt a new executive order for anyone who violates the guidance. They can be subject to a citation starting at $100 for the first offense, with subsequent fines of $500 and $1,000 based on repeated violations. Read…

South Lake Tahoe Face Coverings

The fines will be up to $100 for people who refuse to wear a mask and $500 for businesses who fail to comply with the mask rule. The emergency order will go into effect Friday. Read the ordinance

Imperial Beach Face Coverings

Under the partnership, all COVID-19 complaints from Imperial Beach go to the county. The county then sends a compliance officer to make on-site inspections. Previously, Santos had been doing that work himself. Read the ordinance

Del Mar Face Coverings

Del Mar’s city council voted to spend $20,000 through the next four months to bring in extra deputies to help with mask and social distancing enforcement. The goal is to keep the extra deputy taking educational actions, however, they could issue a citation…

Santa Rosa Face Coverings

Residents will be fined $100 for health order violations, and businesses and nonresidential violators could be fined between $1,000 and $10,000. Read the ordinance