County of Santa Clara
Integrated Pest Management Program
Guidelines and Procedures
Revised May 2005
TABLE OF CONTENTS
The following chapters of Santa Clara County IPM Program Administrative Guidelines & Procedures will provide you an in-depth understanding of management tools, roles & responsibilities necessary to implement a successful IPM Program for a multi-jurisdictional public agency. To view the whole document, click here.
- Administrative Guidelines for SCC IPM & Pesticide Use Ordinance Section B28-10: These guidelines will help you to understand various subsections of the ordinance.
- Preparation and Maintenance of Department IPM Plans: IPM, IPM approach, Understanding Components of IPM Approach, Management Methods within an IPM Approach, Department IPM Program.
- Maintenance of IPM Data & Documents: IPM Plans, IPM Log book, Pest management activities and pesticide use reporting system (PURS).
- Selection of IPM Product & Service Providers (Contractors).
- Are You Deciding to Use Pesticide? Ideal Pesticide, Screening Criteria for Pesticides, Approved List of Pesticides, Pesticide Use Exemption and Approval Process, Review of New Pesticide Products.
- Pesticide Application Posting & Notification: California Food and Agriculture code 12978. What are the requirements of posting signs in Santa Clara County? Where can you get the signs? What must the notice-of-application sign look like? Who is responsible for posting signs? Where should signs be posted?
- Pest Management Activity & Pesticide Use Reporting System (PURS): About a central data bank of pesticide use information (non production agriculture and structural) to facilitate analytical reporting.
- IPM Training, Demonstration, Public Education and Outreach: Who should undergo IPM Training?; Countywide and Subject Matter Specific Training Modules; Public Education and Outreach, IPM Demonstrations.
- Pest Management Field/Site Surveys: Department IPM Coordinators should plan periodic assessment of sites.
- Quality Control & IPM Performance Management: The Quality Systems Evaluation is a comprehensive audit developed to thoroughly evaluate IPM supplier's quality system.
- Specific Use Guidelines: Protection of Riparian Corridor, Waterways and Buffer Zones, Roads Rights of Ways, Developed Landscapes, Lawns & Turf, Natural/Open Spaces, Pesticide Handling.
For more information on IPM contact Naresh Duggal, County IPM Manager at 408-299-5159 or E Mail: Naresh.Duggal@ceo.sccgov.org