Reusable Bag Ordinance (2016-2)
Ordinance 2012-2 as Amended by Ordinance 2016-2
"Reusable Bags Ordinance" (RBO)
Ordinance Regulating The Use Of Carryout Bags And Promoting The Use Of Reusable Bags
Adopted October 26, 2016
Starting May 1, 2017:
All retail stores that sell perishable or nonperishable goods including, but not limited to, clothing, food, and personal items
Starting November 1, 2017:
Restaurants and take-out food establishments, including food trucks and vendors who distribute food in bags
What is Required by the Ordinance?
- Stop providing single use carryout bags
- Stock compliant reusable and paper bags at checkout
- Charge a minimum of 10 cents for compliant bags
- Itemize 10 cent charge on receipts
For additional details, please visit ReusableBagsAC.org.