Policy Summary

This ordinance adds Article 2-72TT to Chapter XX of the Los Angeles Municipal Code to require retail food stores to dedicate the first hour, or in the case of a store that is open 24-hours, at least one hour in the morning, exclusively to customers who are elderly or disabled (and operators of congregate living homes that serve the elderly and disabled). This text language notes that this requirement will allow the elderly and disabled "to shop for their daily necessities without waiting in long lines and before the general public depletes a retail food store daily inventory of basic household goods."

Background Information

State California
Jurisdiction Name Los Angeles
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 800,000+

Policy Details

Emergency management?


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