Balloon Ordinance
Purple and Black Helium Balloons on the beach



On May 13, 2021, the City’s Environmental Commission passed a recommendation to the City Council to
Adopt a Resolution and Ordinance to regulate the sale, use, distribution, and release of all lighter than air filled balloons in the City of Encinitas. This action included the following reference items:

In response to the Environmental Commission recommendation, DRAFT Ordinance 2022-01 has been developed.

Public Review and Comment 

The City is seeking comments and input on the DRAFT Ordinance 2022-01 prior to consideration by the City Council. 

Please provide your written comments to:  [email protected]

Balloon debris on the beach entangled in seaweed