Environmental Management Agency
Lisa Medina, Interim Environmental Management Administrator
891 Mountain Ranch Road
San Andreas, CA 95249
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PHONE: (209) 754-6399
FAX: (209) 754-6722
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Change in Business Practices in Response to COVID19

Dear Valued Customer:

As you know, we are in unprecedented circumstances at this time with COVID-19. In alignment with direction of the Centers for Disease Control, the California Department of Public Health, and the Public Health and Administration Departments of Calaveras County we have changed our operations as follows:

Environmental Health is closed to the public.

You may pick-up well or septic permits by appointment only. Please let us know you are coming.

• Well Permits – please call 209-754-6399
• Septic Permits – please call 209-754-6400
• Burn Permits – please visit www.GovPayNow.com (search for pay code 9091)

If you have a Building Department sign-off, please knock on the door for assistance.

For general inquiries, please email https://calaverasgov.us/Feedback/Environmental-Management

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Brad Banner, Director
Environmental Management Agency

Items of Interest

Air Pollution Control 29 January 2020

Air Pollution Control

Managing the county's air quality through educating the public, burn permits, programs and grants.

Burn Day Information 29 January 2020

Burn Day Information

Find out if it is a burn day and how to obtain a burn permit.

Environmental Health 29 January 2020

Environmental Health

Environmental Health is responsible for the following programs: Food Facilities Programs, GIS Program, Ground Water Protection, Hazardous Materials / CUPA, Institutions Program, Land Use/Development, Liquid Waste Haulers, On-site Wastewater Complaints, Organized Camps, Public Swimming Pools & Spas, Small Public Water Systems, Solid Waste Regulation Oversight, Tattooing & Piercing, Underground Storage Tanks, Vector (pest) Control and the Well Program.

On-site Wastewater 29 January 2020

On-site Wastewater

Preserving the quality of surface and groundwater to protect the public.

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Other Resources

Agriculture 29 January 2020


The Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures is the local delivery system for a variety of statewide regulatory programs.

Animal Services 29 January 2020

Animal Services

Find your next best friend.

Complaints 29 January 2020


File a confidential complaints on-line.