The following bags are exempt from the Single-Use Carryout Bag Ordinance:
Laundry, newspaper, and waste bags:
Bags used for laundry dry cleaning bags, door-hanger bags, newspaper bags
Packages of multiple bags intended for use as garbage, pet waste, or yard waste
Pharmaceutical and veterinarian bags:
Bag must be made of paper and used only for prescription drugs or other medical necessities.
Restaurant bag must be made of paper for take-away food. Single-use plastic bags are only allowed if necessary to prevent moisture damage, such as transportation of soups, sauces, salad dressing, and other liquids.
Bags used inside the business to contain bulk items, to wrap frozen foods, to prevent moisture damage, and to contain unwrapped foods such as baked goods (i.e. produce bags)
Bags used by a nonprofit or other hunger relief organization to distribute food, clothing or other household items.