The Single Use Bag Fee is currently suspended through August 11, 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions.
In August 2019, a .25 per bag fee ordinance on both paper and plastic disposable bags was passed by the Frisco Town Council, recognizing that the use of all disposable shopping bags, both plastic and paper, has significant environmental impacts on a local and global scale, including impacts greenhouse gas emissions, litter, harm to wildlife, water consumption and solid waste generation. Despite recycling and voluntary efforts to control pollution from disposable bags, relatively few disposable bags are recycled. Plastic bags last for decades in landfill, or end up as litter.
The disposable bag fee program begins January 1, 2020, and reporting and fee submission will be required on a quarterly basis.
Fees should be remitted on a quarterly basis and the following methods are available for remittance: