Foster City Disposable Food Service Ware

Polystyrene ban for restaurants and food vendors, adopted October 17, 2011.

Details of regulation: Adopting the San Mateo County Ordinance, food vendors and all City facilities and City contractors are prohibited from using polystyrene based disposable food service ware. Exemptions include undue hardship.


  1. No. 567 – An Ordinance of the City of Foster City Amending Title 8, Health and Safety, of the Foster City Municipal Code, by Adding Chapter 8.08, Prohibition on the Use of Polystyrene Based Disposable Food Service Ware by Food Vendors.

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