Santa Cruz Public Libraries'
|General Agency Information|
|Name:||Santa Cruz County Environmental Health Services|
|Address:||701 Ocean Street, Room 312|
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||Monday-Friday, 8am-12 and 1-5pm|
|Description:||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: Land Use, Water Quality Protection, Consumer Protection, and Hazardous Materials/Wastes.
|Mission:||To protect, preserve and enhance the public health and safety and the environment through the delivery of effective environmental health inspection, consultation, education, enforcement, monitoring and oversight services to the citizens of and visitors to Santa Cruz County.
|Languages other than English:||Spanish|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Wheelchair Access|
|Public Transportation:||Available Within One Block|
|Areas Served:||Santa Cruz County|
|Physical Location:||Santa Cruz|
|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 record last modified September 1, 2014|