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File #: O-52-20    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Withdrawn
File created: 12/6/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/21/2020 Final action: 12/21/2020
Title: Plastic Bag Reduction - For the purpose of defining certain terms; prohibiting dealers from supplying customers with plastic bags for use as checkout bags; requiring paper bags contain at least 40% recycled content; setting forth prohibited conduct by dealers; providing enforcement measures; requiring an annual report to the Mayor and City Council; providing an effective date; and generally relating to checkout bags.
Sponsors: Brooks Schandelmeier
Indexes: Environmental Matters Committee, Housing and Human Welfare Committee
Attachments: 1. O-52-20 First Reader, 2. O-52-20 Staff Report, 3. O-52-20 Fiscal Impact Note
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Plastic Bag Reduction - For the purpose of defining certain terms; prohibiting dealers from supplying customers with plastic bags for use as checkout bags; requiring paper bags contain at least 40% recycled content; setting forth prohibited conduct by dealers; providing enforcement measures; requiring an annual report to the Mayor and City Council; providing an effective date; and generally relating to checkout bags.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Ordinance 52-20

Introduced by: Alderman Schandelmeier

Referred to
Environmental Matters Committee
Housing and Human Welfare Committee

AN ORDINANCE concerning

Plastic Bag Reduction

FOR the purpose of defining certain terms; prohibiting dealers from supplying customers with plastic bags for use as checkout bags; requiring paper bags contain at least 40% recycled content; setting forth prohibited conduct by dealers; providing enforcement measures; requiring an annual report to the Mayor and City Council; providing an effective date; and generally relating to checkout bags.

BY adding the following portions to the Code of the City of Annapolis, 2021 Edition
10.18.010
10.18.020
10.18.030
10.18.040
10.18.050
10.18.060


SECTION I: BE IT ESTABLISHED AND ORDAINED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the Code of the City of Annapolis shall be amended to read as follows:

Title 10 - HEALTH AND SAFETY
CHAPTER 10.18 - PLASTIC BAG REDUCTION

SECTION 10.18.010 - DEFINITIONS.

IN THIS CHAPTER, THE FOLLOWING WORDS HAVE THE MEANINGS INDICATED:

A. "CHECKOUT BAG" MEANS A BAG SUPPLIED BY A DEALER TO A CUSTOMER AT THE POINT OF SALE, PICKUP, OR DELIVERY TO CARRY PURCHASED ITEMS.

B. "DEALER" MEANS A PERSON ENGAGED IN THE RETAIL SALE OF GOODS, INCLUDING A SUPERMARKET; CONVENIENCE STORE; RESTAURANT; SHOP; SERVICE STATION; AND OTHER SALES OUTLETS.

SECTION 10.18.020 - ADMINISTRATION.

THE DIRECTOR OF PLANNING AND ZONING OR DESIGNEE SHALL ADMINISTER AND ENFORCE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER.

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