• BYOB* is here!

    *Bring your own bag

    Single use plastic bags are no longer available at the places you shop in unincorporated Monterey County. 


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  • Looking for a new friend?

    Monterey County Animal Shelter may have just the new friend you have been looking for.
    Augie and Nora invite you to come down to the Monterey County Animal Shelter at 160 Hitchcock Road in Salinas to meet them and the other animals.  Shelter hours Noon to 5:30 pm, Tuesday through Saturday.

    See the animals available for adoption now   

  • Health Department logoNew Mandatory way to report Hazardous Materials Data

    CERS (California Electronic Reporting System) is a statewide web-based system to support California Unified Program Agencies (CUPAs) and Participating Agencies (PAs) in electronically collecting and reporting various hazardous materials-related data such as  Hazardous Materials Business Plan (HMBP), Hazardous Waste Onsite Treatment,  Hazardous Waste Tank Closures, Remote Waste Consolidation, Underground Storage Tanks (UST) Aboveground petroleum storage over 1,320 gallons (APSA/SPCC)and Recyclable Materials Reports.
    CERSMonterey County Environmental Health Bureau (EHB) is requesting all regulated facilities to submit their various hazardous materials-related data to the CERS database.

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  • Rooster Ordinance Public Information Meetings

    The Monterey County Health Department's picture of a roosterEnvironmental Health Bureau is hosting three public information meetings regarding Ordinance 5249, “Ordinance Regulating Rooster Keeping Operations”.

    *  Tuesday, June 23rd - Prunedale Grange, 17890 Moro Road, Salinas
    *  Wednesday, June 24th - King City Fairgrounds Pavilion, 625 Division St., King City
    *  Thursday, June 25th - Marina Library, 188 Seaside Avenue, Marina

    All meetings are scheduled from 6-9 pm. 

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