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Due to significant public health concerns from the COVID-19 coronavirus and the need to meet social distancing requirements, the Department of Agriculture/Weights and Measures' offices are currently operating under modified schedules. 

All three of our offices are staffed and have partially re-opened to serve our customers. However, customers are strongly encouraged to call ahead and make appointments for any necessary services. 

Please see the July 2020 Department of Agriculture / Weights and Measures Update for more information on current office hours, or contact us at the Department's main phone line or email.

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Glassy-winged Sharpshooter/Pierce's Disease Control Program

What is the process?

Step 1: Contact Us

For inspection of incoming plant material shipments, the receiver (nursery, landscaper, etc.) will contact one of the County of San Luis Obispo Department of Agriculture/Weights and Measures three offices, or fax shipment documentation to the dedicated Pest Prevention fax line at (805) 781-1035.

Step 2: Staff will call the Receiver

Staff from the County of San Luis Obispo Department of Agriculture/Weights and Measures will respond to the receiver to inform them of our estimated time of arrival.

Step 3: Plant Release

Staff from the County of San Luis Obispo Department of Agriculture/Weights and Measures will inspect plant shipments for Glassy-winged Sharpshooter. They will also verify the required certification accompanies the shipment. If the plants are free from Glassy-winged Sharpshooter, they will be released for sale or planting. 

Who can use this service?

Anyone can use this service.

Is there a charge for this service?

This service is provided free of charge.

When and where is this service offered?

This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays.

Location, directions and hours of operation

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Frequently Asked Questions