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The following regulations apply to all food vendors except for full-service restaurants:
(A) Food vendors shall charge customers $.25 for every disposable cup provided unless they are exempt under this section.
(B) Income from the disposable cup charge may be retained by the food vendor.
(C) All customers demonstrating, at the point of sale, a payment card or voucher issued by the California Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) pursuant to Article 2 (commencing with § 123275) of Chapter 1 of Part 2 of Division 106 of the California Health and Safety Code and as amended, or an electronic benefit transfer card (EBT) issued pursuant to § 10072 of the California Welfare and Institutions Code, and individuals with disabilities shall be exempt from the disposable cup charge.
(D) Charges for the disposable cups shall be identified separately on any post-sale receipt provided and, pre-sale, be clearly identified to the customer on media such as menus, electronic ordering platforms, and/or menu boards. Customers placing orders by phone shall be informed verbally of disposable cup charges. All food vendors shall prominently display signage which notices the disposable cup charge at the point of sale and on all menus.
(E) Private schools are exempt from this section.
(Ord. 838, passed 10-2-2019; Am. Ord. 846, passed 3-4-2020)