There are currently 116 local ordinances restricting expanded polystyrene. The list below is sort-able by jurisdiction, adoption year, or type. 

* REST = Applies to food service establishments
  GOV = Applies only to government facilities
  FULL = Applies to food service establishments AND restricts the retail sale of EPS food service ware.
  

Jurisdiction Adoption Date Type* Description
Alameda 2008 REST Expanded polystyrene ban, requirement that all takeout food packaging be compostable.
Alameda County 2015 REST Polystyrene ban for all disposable food service items, with a requirement for recyclable or biodegradable replacements.
Albany 2008 REST Expanded polystyrene ban, requirement that all takeout food packaging be compostable or recyclable.
Aliso Viejo 2005 GOV Government facility expanded polystyrene ban. Ordinance #2004-060
Arcata 2015 FULL Ban of distribution and sale of polystyrene food packaging products.
Arroyo Grande 2016 FULL Expanded polystyrene ban for both distribution and sale, with a requirement that all disposable food containers be biodegradable, compostable or recyclable.
Avalon 2017 REST Ban on the distribution of expanded polystyrene food containers for prepared foods.
Belmont 2012 REST Expanded polysytrene ban (San Mateo County ordinance).
Berkeley 1988 REST Expanded polystyrene ban, requirement that 50% of takeout food packaging be recyclable or compostable. Title 11.58 and 11.60 of Municipal Code. 
Brisbane 2014 REST Polystyrene food packaging ban..
Burlingame 2011 REST The City of Burlingame passed an ordinance referencing San Mateo County's ordinance on May 16, 2011.
Calabasas 2008 REST Expanded polystyrene ban, requirement that all takeout food packaging be recyclable or compostable.
Campbell 2014 REST Expanded polystyrene foodware ban, adopted in December of 2014, effective June 1, 2015.
Capitola 2012 FULL Prohibit the sale of expanded polystyrene products (expansion of 2009 requirement that all disposable takeout food packaging be compostable)
Carmel 1989 REST Expanded polystyrene ban, requirement that 50% of takeout food packaging be recyclable, compostable or reusable.
Carpenteria 2017 FULL Ban on non-recyclable plastic food takeout containers, including expanded polystyrene. Chapter 8.5 of  Municipal Code.
Colma 2013 REST Ban on polystyrene-based food service ware for prepared foods.
Culver City 2017 FULL Ban on distribution or sale of expanded polystyrene food containers, and includes a provision which requires food providers to ask customers before providing disposable utensils.
Cupertino 2014 REST Food vendors prohibited from using eps food takeout containers.
Daly City 2012 REST Ban on polystyrene-based food service ware for prepared foods. Effective September 12, 2012.
Dana Point 2012 REST Ban on expanded polystyrene food containers. Effective six months after adoption date.
Davis 2017 REST Ban on polystyrene food containers, requirement that all takeout food packaging be recyclable or compostable.
Del Ray Oaks 2010 REST Expanded polystyrene ban, requirement that all takeout food packaging be recyclable or compostable. Municipal Code 8.30.
El Cerrito 2014 REST Expanded polystyrene foodware ban, requirement that food packaging be recyclable, compostable, or reusable.
Emeryville 2008 REST Expanded polystyrene ban, requirement that all takeout food packaging be recyclable or compostable.
Encinitas 2016 REST In November 2016, City Council banned all disposable food service ware made from Expanded Polystyrene for all food providers and city facilities.
Fairfax 1993 REST Expanded polystyrene ban for all restaurants and food retail vendors. Title 8.16.030 of Municipal Code.
Fort Bragg 2015 REST Eps foodware ban adopted in  September 2014.
Foster City 2012 REST Polystyrene ban for restaurants and food vendors, adopted October 17, 2011.
Fremont 2011 REST Expanded polystyrene ban for food vendors, requirement that all takeout food packaging be recyclable or compostable. Section 8.40.860 of Municipal Code.
Gonzales 2015 REST Expanded polystyrene ban for food vendors, requirement that all takeout food packaging be recyclable or compostable.
Greenfield 2015 REST Expanded polystyrene ban for food vendors, requirement that all takeout food packaging be recyclable or compostable.
Grover Beach 2018 FULL Ban on the sale and distribution of any expanded polystyrene products.
Half Moon Bay 2011 REST Half Moon Bay passed an ordinance, referencing San Mateo County's polystyrene food container ban, on  May 17, 2011.
Hayward 2011 REST Expanded polystyrene ban for restaurant vendors, requirement that takeout food packaging be recyclable or compostable.
Hercules 2008 REST Expanded polystyrene ban. Sec.5-3109, Title 5, Chapter 3 of Municipal Code. 
Hermosa Beach 2012 REST Polystyrene container ban. Effective March 2013.
Huntington Beach 2005 GOV Government facility expanded  polystyrene ban.
Imperial Beach 2018 REST Ban on non-recyclable plastic food takeout containers, including expanded polystyrene. Including a ban on expanded polystyrene packaging materials. Effective 7/18/18
Lafayette 2015 REST CFC processed polystyrene ban, 50% of food containers must be recyclable or returnable (75% by 2020).
Laguna Beach 2008 REST Polystyrene ban, requirement that all plastic takeout food packaging be recyclable. Bans the retail sale of foam or other nonrecyclable plastic disposable foodware. Title 7.05 of municipal code.
Laguna Hills  2008 GOV Government facility expanded polystyrene ban.
Laguna Woods 2004 GOV Government facility expanded polystyrene ban.
Livermore 2010 REST Food vendors are required to use recyclable or compostable takeout food packaging.
Long Beach 2018 REST Covers restaurants and requires plastic utensils and straws upon request.
Los  Altos 2014 FULL Starting July 4, 2014, the distribution and sale of eps foam food containers and ice chests is prohibited.
Los Altos Hills 2012 REST Ban on eps and non-recyclable plastic food containers.
Los Angeles City  2008 GOV Government facility expanded polystyrene ban. Chapter IV, Article 13 of Municipal Code.
Los Angeles County  2008 GOV Government facility expanded polystyrene ban.
Los Gatos 2014 REST Ban on eps food containers and coolers. Effective June 1, 2015.
Malibu 2005 FULL Ban on both sale and  distribution of any food packaging, containers and food service ware that is made from expanded polystyrene, and that is not either compostable or recyclable. Includes a ban on the retail sale of packing materials, coolers, pool/beach toys, buoys, and other items made from expanded polystyrene.  Title 9.24 of Municipal Code.
Manhattan Beach 2013 FULL In 2013 Manhattan beach adopted a polystyrene food packaging ban, updating its 1988 ban on CFC processed polystyrene.  In 2014 it was amended to include ALL other non-recyclable disposables and polystyrene coolers.  This makes for one of the strongest bans in the nation.
Marin County 2010 REST Expanded polystyrene food container ban.
Marina 2011 REST Expanded polystyrene food container ban. Requires the use of recyclable or compostable takeout food packaging unless alternatives are unavailable.
Martinez 2014 REST Ban on CFC processed polystyrene food takeout containers. Full compliance effective January 15,  2015.
Mendocino County  2014 REST Expanded polystyrene food container ban adopted July 22, 2014.
Menlo Park 2012 REST Adopted San Mateo County's ordinance by reference in August of 2012.
Mill Valley 2009 REST Food vendors and city facilities are prohibited from using expanded polystyrene foam food containers.
Millbrae 2008 REST Polystyrene ban, requirement that all plastic takeout food packaging be recyclable or compostable.
Milpitas 2017 REST Expanded polystyrene food service ware ban. Effective July, 2018
Monterey City 2009 REST Expanded polystyrene ban, requirement that all takeout food packaging be recyclable or compostable.
Monterey County  2010 REST Expanded polystyrene ban. Title 10, Chapter 10.42 of Municipal Code.
Morgan Hill 2014 REST An expanded polystyrene ban in restaurants and other food facilities was adopted on October 2, 2013.
Morro Bay 2016 FULL Expanded polystyrene ban for both distribution and sale, with a requirement that all disposable food containers be biodegradable, compostable or recyclable.Effective May 2016.
Mountain View 2014 FULL A ban on expanded polystyrene food packaging products for retail sale or distribution in food facilities was adopted on March 25, 2014.
Newport Beach 2008 REST Expanded polystyrene ban. Title  6, Section 5 of Municipal Code.
Novato 2013 REST Expanded polysytrene ban.
Oakland 2007 REST Expanded polystyrene ban, requirement that all takeout food packaging be compostable. Businesses that generate a large portion of litter must pay a litter fee. Title 8.07 municipal code.
Ojai 2014 FULL Expanded polystyrene ban for all stores and vendors was passed on January 28, 2014
Orange County  2005 GOV Government facility expanded polystyrene ban, including cities of Aliso Viejo, Huntington Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Woods, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano and the Santa Margarita Water District.
Pacific Grove 2008 REST Expanded polystyrene ban, requirement that all takeout food packaging be recyclable or compostable. Title 11, Chapter 11.99 of Municipal Code.
Pacifica 2010 REST Expanded polystyrene ban. Effective January 1, 2010.
Palo Alto 2010 FULL Expanded polystyrene ban. Chapter 5.30 of Municipal Code. In November 2015 the ordinance was expanded so that retailers can no longer sell or distribute polystyrene foam of any sort. Effective March 1, 2016.
Pasadena 2017 FULL Polystyrene ban for all food providers, retail and government facilities/sponsored events.
Pismo Beach 2016 FULL Expanded polystyrene disposable food container ban, as well as a ban on the sale of any expanded polystyrene products.
Pittsburg 1993 GOV CFC processed polystyrene ban. Title 8.06.210 of Municipal Code.
Pleasanton 2013 REST Ban on polystyrene food takeout containers with a requirement for food food takeout containers to be recyclable or compostable.
Portola Valley 2012 REST Polystyrene ban (San Mateo County ordinance).
Rancho Cucamonga 2007 GOV Resolution banning polystyrene food service products at city facilities and city sponsored events.
Redwood City 2013 REST Polystyrene ban (San Mateo County ordinance).
Richmond 2014 FULL Polystyrene ban (2010) for takeout food packaging in restaurants was expanded to prohibit retail sale of  polystyrene products on July 16, 2013. Effective January 2014.
Salinas 2011 REST On August 16, 2011, an expanded polystyrene ban on takeout containers was passed.
San Bruno 2010 REST Polystyrene ban, requirement that all plastic takeout food packaging be recyclable or compostable.
San Carlos 2012 REST Adopted the San Mateo County ordinance by reference. Chapter 8.27 of Municipal Code.
San Clemente 2011 REST Government facility expanded polystyrene ban in 2004. Council passed a city wide ban in 2011.
San Francisco  2007/2016 FULL Expanded polystyrene ban,  requirement that all takeout food packaging be recyclable or compostable. On July 19th, 2016, the Board of Supervisors expanded the ban to include the sale of non-recyclable  non-compostable polystyrene food service ware, egg cartons, meat trays, and  packing materials, as well as coolers, pool or beach toys, and floats or buoys that are not encapsulated in a more durable material.  San Francisco has the most comprehensive ban in the nation. Effective January 1, 2017.
San Jose 2014 REST An EPS ban in all food establishments was adopted in 2013. Prior to that, the city had a government facility expanded polystyrene ban for special events.
San Juan Capistrano  2004 GOV Government facility expanded polystyrene ban.
San Leandro 2012 REST Expanded polystyrene food container ban, adopted October 2011.
San Luis Obispo 2015 FULL Expanded polystyrene food container ban. Includes ban on retail sale of foam products.
San Mateo (City) 2013 REST Polystyrene food packaging ban based on the San Mateo County model.
San Mateo (County 2008/2011 REST Government facility polystyrene ban passed in 2008. An expanded ban for the rest of unincorporated San Mateo County was passed in 2011, effective July 1, 2011.
San Pablo 2014 REST Ban on polystyrene food service ware and requires all disposable food service ware to be recyclable or compostable. Effective April 1, 2015.
San Rafael 2013 REST City Council adopted foamed polystyrene container bag in October 2012.
Santa Clara (City) 2015 REST Ban on polystyrene food service ware. National chain restaurants were phase in September 1st, 2014 and all other restaurants were phased in on January 1st, 2015.
Santa Clara (County 2013 REST The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors adopted an eps takeout container ban for unincorporated county on June 5, 2012.
Santa Cruz (City) 2012 FULL Ban on sale of all foam polystyrene products. Prior to 2012, the City banned the distribution of expanded polystyrene food containers, with a requirement that the food packaging be recyclable or compostable.
Santa Cruz (County)  2008/2012 FULL Expanded polystyrene ban, requirement that all takeout food packaging be recyclable or compostable. Title 5, Section 46 of Municipal Code. The ban was expanded to prohibit the  sale of all expanded polystyrene products in stores on April 17, 2012.
Santa Monica 2007 REST Ban on all polystyrene AND most other non-recyclable plastic disposable food service containers. This makes for one of the strongest bans in the nation.
Sausalito 2008 REST Food vendors and city facilities and events are prohibited from using expanded polystyrene foam food containers.
Scotts Valley 2009 REST Expanded polystyrene ban, requirement that all takeout food packaging be recyclable or compostable.
Seaside  2010 REST Polystyrene ban with requirement that all plastic takeout food packaging be recyclable or compostable.
Solana Beach  2015 REST Ban on polystyrene and non-recyclable plastic disposable food service containers as well as ban on EPS packing materials.
Sonoma (City) 1989 GOV Government facility expanded polystyrene ban.  Chapter 7.30 of the Municipal Code.
Sonoma (County)  1989 GOV Government facility expanded polystyrene ban. Title 19, Section 19-6.1 of Municipal Code.
South Lake Tahoe 2018 FULL Ban on sale and distribution.  Plastic cutlery and straws only upon request.
South Pasadena 2017 FULL In November 2016, City Council banned all disposable food service ware made from Expanded Polystyrene for all food providers, retail sales and city facilities. 
South San Francisco 2008 REST Polystyrene ban. Chapter 8.60 of Municipal Code.
Sunnyvale 2013 FULL Expanded polystyrene container ban in restaurants (effective Earth Day 2014) and ban on eps food packaging products for retail sale (effective Earth Day 2015).
Ukiah 2015 REST Eps foodware ban adopted in November of 2014.
Union City 2016 REST Ban on polystyrene disposable food ware and requires all disposable food ware to be recyclable or compostable. Effective January 1, 2017.
Ventura County 2004 GOV Government facility expanded polystyrene ban.
Walnut Creek 2014 REST Polystyrene food packaging ban. 
Watsonville 2009/2014 FULL Expanded polystyrene ban, requirement that all takeout food packaging be recyclable or compostable. Title 6, Chapter 6 of Municipal Code. First adopted in 2009. Amended in 2014  to include a ban on retail sales of eps products.
West Hollywood 1990 REST Polystyrene ban for restaurants and food vendors.
Yountville 1989 REST Expanded polystyrene food container ban.