Chatham Borough

Law Status
Status Date
Plastic Summary


  • 10.00mil Min Plastic Bag Thickness


  • City-wide ban on all plastic bags
Paper Summary


  • 10-cent tax on paper bags.
Reusable Definition

A durable carryout bag with stitched handles for reinforcement made from any natural or synthetic material other than plastic film including, but not necessarily limited to, woven or non-woven plastic or cloth, that is at least 10 mils thick, and that is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse, and that is washable or is made from a material that can be cleaned or disinfected regularly.

Paper Bag Id Requirements
Stores Affected

Any establishment that conducts retail trade as defined in Chatham Code Section 165.10.

$0.10 for paper bags
Comply Date
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