California Code of Regulations (Title 3. Food and Agriculture)
Division 6. Pesticides and Pest Control Operations

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Division 6. Pesticides and Pest Control Operations
Chapter 1. Pesticide Regulatory Program
Subchapter 2. Program Certification
Article 3. Consultation


6122. Commissioner Consultation.

(a) At least quarterly and when notified by a responsible public agency of a violation of an applicable environmental standard, each commissioner shall consult with public agencies that have jurisdiction by law with respect to resources that may be affected by use of pesticides in the county.

Such public agencies include, but are not limited to, agencies that are concerned with public and occupational health, air and water quality, fish and wildlife.

The consultation shall include the identification of past or potential problems associated with the use of pesticides, appropriate alternatives and mitigation measures, and appropriate permit conditions which substantially reduce any problem.

(b) The commissioner shall consult with the County Farm Advisor or other knowledgeable persons during critical pest control seasons in order to keep abreast of current pest conditions in the county. Such consultation shall be utilized to establish information to assist the evaluation of permit applications and notices of intent to apply a pesticide.

 

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 11456, 12781, 12981 and 14005, Food and Agricultural Code.

 

Reference: Section 11501, Food and Agricultural Code; and Chapter 308, Statutes of 1978.

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