Daly City Foodware Ordinance

Ban on polystyrene-based food service ware for prepared foods. Effective September 12, 2012.

Details of regulation: Prohibits food vendors from selling or otherwise providing prepared food in polystyrene foam disposable food service ware, aside from prepackaged food and polystyrene coolers and ice chests intended for reuse. Exemptions include undue hardship.


  1. No. 1362 – An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Daly City Adding Chapter 8.62 of Title 8 of the Daly City Municipal Code RE: Prohibiting Food Vendors from Using Polystyrene Based Disposable Food Service Ware.

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