Pesticide Safety & Use

Pesticide Exposure Emergency: Call 911

The Nevada County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office protects human health and the environment by regulating pesticide sales and use, and by supporting integrated pest management and best practices. We work closely with the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) to enforce state laws and regulations pertaining to pesticide use, sales, licensing, worker safety, and pesticide use reporting.

  1. Pesticide Permits and Registration
  2. Maintenance Gardeners
  3. Pesticide Use Reporting
  4. File A Pesticide Related Complaint
  5. Pesticide Worker Safety
  6. Pesticide Compliance Monitoring
  7. Pesticide Continuing Education
  8. Additional Information and Regulations for Pesticides

Operator Identification Numbers/Grower Permits For private individuals on personal property or production agriculture.

Restricted Materials Permits and Private Applicator Certification For certain materials requiring a license or certification for purchase and use.

Pest Control Businesses Includes maintenance gardeners performing pest control work for hire. All businesses are required to be licensed and registered in each county in which they perform pesticide work.