County Seal with Tulare County Agricultural Commissioner Sealer

Pesticide Use Enforcement

This division is responsible for the enforcement of State regulations dealing with the safe use of pesticides. This includes the issuance of restricted materials permits, the supervision of applications and the surveillance of dealers, pest control advisors, and pest control businesses. By regulating chemical pesticide usage and adequately coordinating enforcement, the agricultural industry will continue to have appropriate pesticides available for use. Agricultural workers and the environment will be protected from excessive pesticide exposure by effective pesticide use enforcement.