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Single-use items are defined as straws, utensils, stirrers and individually packaged condiments.
No. Retail food businesses are still able to have such items BUT they cannot be given to a customer without their consent. Customers must either explicitly ask for these items or must confirm they would like the items following an employee of the retail food business asking the customer.
No. This ordinance restricts the dissemination of certain single-use items regardless of their material. These items are straws, utensils, stirrers and individually packaged condiments.
No. The ordinance requires that customers ask or consent to an employee request to provide these items.
A retail food business will be issued a written warning for the first violation in a calendar year, a $100 fine for the second violation in a calendar year, a $200 fine for the third violation in a calendar year, and a $500 fine for any subsequent violations within the same calendar year.