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Mission Statement

The mission of the Division of Agriculture is to fulfill the mandates of the State of California and to provide quality regulatory services to the citizens of Santa Clara County.  The Division serves local businesses, protects public health and the environment, and promotes a wholesome and ample food supply. The County Agricultural Commissioner directs the enforcement programs of the local Division of Agriculture.

The Division's primary enforcement mission is to:

  1. Ensure the safe, responsible, and judicious use of pesticides by farmers, pest control companies, government, industry, and the general public;
  2. Ensure a wholesome and healthful food supply; and
  3. Prevent the introduction, establishment, and spread of destructive insects, plant diseases and weeds into the County's urban and agricultural areas.


Santa Clara County Division of Agriculture, (San Jose)
1553 Berger Drive, Building 1
San Jose, CA 95112
Main Phone Line: (408) 918-4600
Fax: (408) 286-2460

Agricultural Biologist Office Duty Phone Line: (408) 918-4610

Pierce's Disease/Glassy-winged Sharpshooter Phone Line: (408) 918-4623

Santa Clara County Division of Agriculture, (San Martin)
80 W. Highland Avenue, Building K
San Martin, CA 95046
Main Phone Line: (408) 201-0640
Fax: (408) 683-4247

Agricultural Biologist Office Duty Phone Line: (408) 201-0648

​Upcoming Meetings:
Notice of Public Hearing (August 25, 2020)