Signage Now Available for Updated Los Angeles County Code on Smoke-Free Outdoor Dining and Bar Establishments and Mobile Food Vendors in Unincorporated Los Angeles County

On Tuesday March 26, 2019, the County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors passed amendments to strengthen the County’s Ordinance on smoke-free environments and close loopholes where smoking is permitted. The following changes affect businesses that operate in Unincorporated Los Angeles County:

Updates to the new ordinance are now effective. All dining and bar establishments with outdoor eating areas set aside for use by patrons and any mobile food or temporary food facility, including trucks and carts that serve food to patrons that operate in Unincorporated Los Angeles County are required to post appropriate signage and enforce the law.

Downloadable signs:

Small mobile food facilities (i.e. food carts and farmers market vendors) sign

Large mobile food facilities (i.e. food truck) sign

Dining establishments and bars

Note: As required by Los Angeles County Code 11.15.040, dining establishments and bars must post printed signs at least 10 inches wide by 10 inches long, with letters at least one inch in height. The signage provided above meets these requirements.

For more information about the updated ordinance, email the Tobacco Control and Prevention Program at or call (213) 351-7890.