Single-Use Bag Ordinance

Subject: Notice of Completion of Draft Environmental Impact Report and Public Review on Proposed Single-Use Carryout Bag Ordinance

The City of Los Angeles is proposing to adopt and implement an ordinance to ban single-use plastic carryout bags, charge a fee on paper bags, and promote the use of reusable bags at specified retailers in the City of Los Angeles. 

Significant Environmental Effects of Project:  The analysis in the Draft EIR concluded that the proposed project would not result in any significant adverse impacts on the environment. However, it would result in beneficial impacts on air quality, biological resources, and hydrology and water quality. 

Public Review PeriodThe Draft EIR is available for public review from January 25, 2013 toMarch 11, 2013.  Please send your written comments no later than March 11, 2013 to Karen Coca, Division Manager, Solid Resources Citywide Recycling Division/Bureau of Sanitation, 1149 S. Broadway, 5th Floor, Mail Stop 944, Los Angeles, CA 90015.

Public Meetings:  The following public meetings will be held to receive comments on the Draft EIR:

February 19, 2013
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Wilmington Recreation Center
325 Neptune Avenue
Wilmington, CA 90744

February 20, 2013
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Cheviot Recreation Center
2551 Motor Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90064

February 21, 2013
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Ronald F. Deaton Auditorium
100 W. 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015

February 25, 2013
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Panorama Recreation Center
8600 Hazeltine Avenue
Panorama City, CA 91402

February 26, 2013
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Shadow Ranch Recreation Center
22633 Vanowen Street
Canoga Park, CA 91307

Where to Find the Draft EIR:  The Draft EIR is available for review at the City of Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation at 1149 S. Broadway, 5th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90015, and at or at the Libraries below:

Central Library
630 W. 5th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Van Nuys Branch Library
6250 Sylmar Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91401

West L. A. Regional Branch Library
11360 Santa Monica Bl.
Los Angeles, CA 90025

San Pedro Regional Branch Library
931 S. Gaffey Street
San Pedro, CA 90731

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