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Los Angeles Foodware Accessories On Request Ordinance

Effective 11/15/21, all food and beverage facilities located in the City and all third party food delivery services operating in the City to only provide disposable food ware accessories upon customer request. The ordinance becomes effective on November 15th 2021. You can read it online here.

LA Sanitation & Environment invites you to a meeting regarding the City of Los Angeles’ newly adopted “Foodware Accessories-on-Request” Ordinance.

Choose from one of two identical sessions:


  • Why is there a Foodware Accessories On Request Ordinance?

  • Ordinance Details - this ordinance pertains to disposable foodware accessories (utensils, napkins, condiments, condiment packs etc.)

  • Applicability of the ordinance to dine-in, take-out, delivery, and drive-thru service

  • Advisory Notice Mailer - will be delivered to approximately 35,000 food and beverage facilities by November 1, 2021. The mailer will contain a customer advisory notice that will be suitable for displaying in your facility.

  • Alternatives to disposable foodware accessories


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