Not real estate related, I know, but still interesting. This bill was introduced yesterday. I’ll wager that if it gets passed, the City of Charlottesville will try to enact such an ordinance.
Â§ 15.2-977. Plastic carryout bags.
Any locality may, by ordinance, provide that a retail merchant located within its jurisdiction shall not provide to any of its customers at the point of sale any plastic carryout bag in which a product or products purchased by any such customer from such store is placed unless such plastic carryout bag is a durable plastic bag, with handles, that is at least 2.25 mils thick and is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse.