Pesticides

Pesticide Information


2018 Solano County Restricted Materials Permit Conditions:

        1. Avitrol Condition
        2. Bees Condition
        3. Burrowing Rodent Condition
        4. Chlorpyrifos Condition
        5. Fumigant Condition
        6. GWPA Condition
        7. NOI Condition
        8. Paraquat Condition
        9. Phenoxy Condition
      10. Phenoxy Written Permission
      11. Sensitive Site Condition
      12. Sulfur Best Practices


The Agricultural Commissioner is responsible for a comprehensive pesticide regulatory program at the county level, to assure the safe, efficient and legal use and storage of pesticides. The program assures the legal practices and compliance relating to the production of agricultural commodities and safe handling of pesticides by users. Pesticide regulatory activities include:

• Field monitoring and inspections of pesticide use

• Pesticide application equipment inspections
 
• Investigation of incidents related to pesticide use

• Pesticide record compliance audits
 
• Field worker safety inspections
 
• Issue pesticide permits for restricted materials

 
• Issue operator identification numbers (non-restricted pesticides)

• Registration of : 
    1. Maintenance gardeners 
    2. Pest control businesses 
    3. Pest control advisors 
    4. Farm labor contractors 
    5. Structural businesses (Branch 1, 2, & 3)
 

• Compilation of pesticide use reports

• Pesticide storage site inspections
 
• Employer safety record inspections for employees

• Educational presentations

The goal of these various aspects of the pesticide regulatory program is to assure that those using pesticides understand and are in compliance with the many applicable laws and regulations.



Pesticide Laws and Regulations Study Guide

The Department of Pesticide Regulation has revised its Laws and Regulations Study Guide and it is now available.
The study guide can be used by educational institutions, private entities, industry, governmental entities, and potential licensees and certificate holders, for education and training on California's pesticide and pest control operations laws and regulations.

Copies of the study guide may be purchased for $15 each. DPR Order Form
The online version is available for free:
Laws and Regulations Study Guide 



Pesticide Container Recycling
For information and procedures on how to recycle your pesticide containers, please download the flyer.
Pesticide Container Recycling