All stores must report the following information to Public Works on a quarterly
- Total number of paper carryout bags provided
(including those provided free of charge to EBT, WIC, and/or SNAP customers)
- Total amount of monies collected for providing paper carryout bags
- Summary of any efforts undertaken to promote the use of reusable bags by customers
in the prior quarter
Such reporting must be done on a form prescribed by Public Works, and must be signed
by a responsible agent or officer of the store confirming that the information provided
on the form is accurate and complete for the following quarterly periods:
- January 1 through March 31
- April 1 through June 30
- July 1 through September 30
- October 1 through December 31
Reports must be submitted no later than 30 days after the end of each quarter. Late
submission of Quarterly Reports shall be subject to the fines set forth in the ordinance.
Actual monies collected for providing paper carryout bags are to be retained by the store.
To ensure your store receives the latest updates and reminders, email changes to store contact
information to: BagOrdinanceInfo@dpw.lacounty.gov
We encourage stores to submit quarterly reports to us through this website. To do so,
login below using your secure User ID and Password. If you have not received a User ID yet,
please contact us.
Please note that User ID and password are case sensitive.
Please have quarterly data ready when logging into the website. Your session will expire after ten (10) minutes of inactivity.
Quarterly reports may also be submitted by fax or postal mail using the following form:
- Fax: (626) 979-5389
- Postal Mail:
Los Angeles County Department of Public Works
Environmental Programs Division
Attn: Carryout Bag Ordinance
P.O. Box 1460
Alhambra, CA 91802-1460
*Please save copies of all of your reports for your records