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Published on March 06, 2017. Last modified on May 14, 2020
Due to COVID-19 Pandemic - The Reusable Bag Ordinance has been suspended
BYOB—Bring Your Own Bag!
- Single-use plastic bags are no longer available at stores in Unincorporated Monterey County.
- The ordinance is intended to encourage the use of reusable bags while reducing litter and keeping plastic bags out of local waterways.
- Stores must charge a minimum of 10¢ for each paper or reusable bag.
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Other Ordinances around the County
| City/Area of Jurisdiction for the Reusable Bag Ordinance
||Effective Date the Reusable Bag ordinance will take effect
||Wednesday, April 1, 2015|
|Thursday, January 01, 2015
|Soledad||Friday, May 01, 2015|
|Greenfield||Sunday, March 01, 2015|
|King City||Thursday, January 01, 2015|
|Marina||Thursday, March 19, 2015|
|Saturday, September 19, 2015
|Sand City*||Wednesday, July 01, 2015|
|Del Rey Oaks*||Wednesday, July 01, 2015|
|Monterey||Sunday, July 01, 2012|
|Carmel||Sunday, February 03, 2013|
|Pacific Grove||Sunday, March 01, 2015|
|Unincorporated Monterey County||Friday, March 27, 2015|
*Under SB 270 Being challenged in the courts
Have Questions?Frequently Asked Questions about the Plastic Bag Ordinance
¿Tienes alguna pregunta? Preguntas Frecuentes para la Ordenanza de Bolsas Reutilizables del Condado de Monterey
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