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COVID-19 Updates: Get the latest public information related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) at ReadySLO.org.

Environmental Health Services is open Monday-Friday from 8am to 5pm and serving one customer at a time (plus one additional person for those with a translator or who require physical assistance).  Please follow social distancing guidelines while waiting outside and call the office at (805) 781-5544 or visit www.slocounty.ca.gov/ContactEHS for questions or to coordinate for special arrangements. Please visit www.slocounty.ca.gov/CurrentEHSOperations for current EHS COVID-19 guidance documents or ReadySLO.org.

The Health Agency is actively responding to COVID-19 and continuing to provide other essential services. Please see updates from Animal Services, Behavioral Health, Public Guardian and Public Health

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Environmental Health Supervisors

Leslie Terry

(805) 781-5553; [email protected]

  • Beach Water Quality, Cross-Connection, Land Use, Small Public Water Systems, Water Well Programs and Vector Programs

Aaron LaBarre

(805) 781-5595; [email protected]

  • Body Art, Food Protection, Swimming Pools and Spas.

Peter Hague 

(805) 781-5554; [email protected]

  • Hazardous Materials (CUPA) Programs

Hazardous Waste Generator - Contingency Plan Submission Review

What is the process?

Step 1: Review Eligibility Flowchart

Review the HMBP Program Eligibility Flowchart to determine whether you qualify for the program

Step 3: Obtain EPA ID

For the generation, storage, and shipping of hazardous waste, you must have a California EPA ID number issued by the California Department of Toxic Substances Control.

If you do not already have an EPA ID assigned to your facility or your EPA ID is currently inactive:

Step 4: Submit to Environmental Health Services

How to submit your contingency plan

Who can use this service?

Contingency Plans are required for facilities where hazardous waste materials are generated and stored and are regulated by the Environmental Health Services Division.

Is there a charge for this service?

Required annual facility fees cover plan review and compliance assistance to regulated facilities.  No fee is required for initial consultation to determine program eligibility.  Please refer to our Fee Schedule or contact our office at (805) 781-5544.

When and where is this service offered?

This service is available online at all times. Annual submission of your hazardous waste generator contingency plan is due by March 1st every year.

Location, directions and hours of operation

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Environmental Health Supervisors

Leslie Terry

(805) 781-5553; [email protected]

  • Beach Water Quality, Cross-Connection, Land Use, Small Public Water Systems, Water Well Programs and Vector Programs

Aaron LaBarre

(805) 781-5595; [email protected]

  • Body Art, Food Protection, Swimming Pools and Spas.

Peter Hague 

(805) 781-5554; [email protected]

  • Hazardous Materials (CUPA) Programs