Bloomberg Law
April 10, 2020, 6:30 PMUpdated: April 11, 2020, 12:13 AM

San Francisco Caps Restaurant Delivery Fees at 15% (1)

Joyce E. Cutler
Joyce E. Cutler
Staff Correspondent

San Francisco on Friday ordered third-party delivery services to limits fees charged to restaurants suffering losses since eliminating sit-down service.

The 15% cap announced by Mayor London Breed follows San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ promises to enact legislation mandating a cut in fees, which can be up to 30% of a total bill. The fees are charged to restaurants that use the delivery services to get meals to customers who increasingly are relying on takeout while complying with orders to stay indoors to avoid spreading the coronavirus.

The cap on the delivery charges will remain effective until dine-in service is ...

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