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Overview of Ordinance
The ordinance regulates and limits the use of polystyrene foam food packaging by retail food providers in the unincorporated area of Monterey County. The ordinance will protect the environment, reduce solid waste, and decrease litter throughout the unincorporated County by reducing the use of polystyrene foam food packaging.
This ordinance applies to all retail food providers (restaurant, café, delicatessen, food court, mobile/catering truck, temporary food booth, or any other person who provides prepared food at the retail level) who operate in the unincorporated areas of Monterey County.
Penalties for non-compliance
After one (1) warning:
Please contact Gabriela Carbajal with the Monterey County Health Department at (831) 755-4579.