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|Santa Cruz County Environmental Health Services
701 Ocean Street, Room 312
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
|Days/Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday, 8am-12 and 1-5pm
|State-mandated programs include the control of retail food establishments, public swimming pools, organized camps, housing, and surveillance of public swimming beaches. State programs delegated at local option include employee housing inspections, medical wastes, and regulation of small public water systems. County ordinances and regulations pertaining to well construction, individual water systems, individual sewage disposal systems (septic systems and septic tank pumping) and surveillance of fresh water swimming areas are also enforced. Environmental Health enforces State and local laws for hazardous materials and wastes county wide. Environmental Health also administers County Service Area 12, which provides programs for improved septic system management throughout the County, with a special focus on implementing the State-approved San Lorenzo Wastewater Management Plan. Environmental Health provides support and staff to the Hazardous Materials Advisory Commission, various water quality protection programs, and the County Water Resources Management Program.
Environmental Health is organized into four major program areas: Consumer Protection, Hazardous Materials/Wastes, Land Use, and Water Resources.
|The Environmental Health Division of the Health Services Agency, is committed to the protection of public health and the environment within Santa Cruz County through oversight, inspection, monitoring, permitting, investigation, enforcement, information management, education, and collaboration, while providing excellent customer service.
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|Santa Cruz County
Consumer Assistance and Protection
Environmental Hazards Cleanup
Environmental Hazards Evaluation
Environmental Hazards Information
Environmental Protection and Improvement
Food Poisoning Investigation
Food Safety Standards
Hazardous Materials Control
Hazardous Materials Roundups
Hazardous Waste Control
Household Hazardous Materials Information
Land Use Regulation
Public Health Information/Inspection/Remediation
Water Pollution Control
Water Resources Conservation
|This agency was last updated on March 21, 2019.