Local Ordinance Database

LEGISLATION TRACKING BY JURISDICTION

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.

San Mateo County Use Of Disposable Food Service Ware And Bottled Water

Government facility polystyrene ban passed in 2008. An expanded ban for the rest of unincorporated San Mateo County was passed in 2011, effective July 1, 2011. Details of regulation: In 2008 the San Mateo Board of Supervisors passed Ordinance No. 4421…

Monterey County Restrictions On The Use Of Polystyrene Foam Food Packaging By Food Providers

Expanded polystyrene ban. Title 10, Chapter 10.42 of Municipal Code. Effective November 2010. Details of regulation: The Board of Supervisors on April 13, 2010 passed Ordinance 5156. The regulations apply in the unincorporated area of the County of…

Medocino County Disposable Food Ware

Expanded polystyrene food container ban adopted July 22, 2014. Details of regulation: In 2014 Medocino passed Ordinance No. 4328 which stipulated Retail Food Establishments and Food Providers may not sell, hand out, give away, distribute, or otherwise…

Marin County Refuse Disposal

Expanded polystyrene food container ban. Effective January 1, 2010. Details of regulation:  The Marin County Board of Supervisors passed Ordinance  3531 Prohibiting the Use of Polystyrene Foam Disposable Food Packaging and Requiring the Use Of Environmentally…

Alameda County Polystyrene Food Service Ware

Alameda County adopted Ordinance No. 2015-30 to promote and protect the public health of the citizens and take steps to reduce litter and harmful materials from the environment by the regulation and limiting of the use of Polystyrene food packaging by…