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ORDINANCE 2236 <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS <br />AMENDING SECTION 11.40.030 OF CHAPTER 11 ARTICLE IV OF THE TOWN OF <br />LOS GATOS TOWN CODE RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF SINGLE -USE <br />CARRYOUT BAGS <br />The Town Council of the Town of Los Gatos does hereby ordain that Section 11.40.030 <br />be amended as follows: <br />11.40.030 Single -Use Carryout Bag. <br />a) No person or retail establishment shall provide a single -use carryout bag to a <br />customer at the check stand, cash register, point -of -sale or other point of departure <br />for the purpose of transporting food or merchandise out of the establishment, except <br />as provided in chapter 11, article IV. <br />b) On or before December 31, 2014, a retail establishment may only make recycled <br />paper bags or reusable bags available to customers if the retailer charges a minimum <br />of ten cents ($0.10) per bag. <br />c) Notwithstanding this section, no retail establishment may make available for sale a <br />recycled paper bag unless the amount of the sale of such bag is separately itemized <br />on the sale receipt. <br />d) A retail establishment may provide one (1) or more recycled paper bags at no cost to <br />any of the following individuals: a customer participating in the California Special <br />Supplement Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children pursuant to Article 2 <br />(commencing with Section 123275) of Chapter 1 of Part 2 of Division 106 of the <br />Health and Safety Code; a customer participating in the Supplemental Food Program <br />pursuant to Chapter 10 (commencing with Section 15500) of Part 3 of Division 9 of <br />the California Welfare and Institutions Code; and a customer participating in <br />Calfresh pursuant to Chapter 10 (commencing with Section 18900) of Part 6 of <br />Division 9 of the California Welfare and Institutions Code. <br />This ordinance was introduced at a regular meeting of the Town Council of the Town of Los <br />Gatos on December 2, 2014 and adopted by the following vote as an ordinance of the Town <br />of Los Gatos at a regular meeting of the Town Council of the Town of Los Gatos on <br />December 16, 2014. This ordinance takes effect 30 days after it is adopted. <br />