Ventura HLB Quarantine Expansion

Dec 20, 2023

    HLB Quarantine Expansion


Effective December 19, 2023, the Department is expanding the HLB quarantine boundary in the Santa Paula area of Ventura county in grid 437. A map of the proposed boundary can be found at


Also effective December 19, 2023, the Department is expanding ACP Bulk Citrus quarantine zone 6 in the Santa Paula area of Ventura county to reflect the newly expanded HLB quarantine area. A map of the new boundary can be found at


Regulated articles and conditions for intrastate movement under the quarantine can be found at Title 3 California Code of Regulations (CCR) sections 3435 & 3439. Pursuant to 3 CCR § 3435 & 3439, any interested party or local entity may appeal a quarantine area designation.


Process to Appeal the Proposed Expanded Boundaries

The appeal must be submitted to the Department in writing and supported by clear and convincing evidence. The appeal must be filed no later than ten (10) working days from the date of this notification. During the pending of the appeal, the designated quarantine boundary under appeal shall remain in effect.


Mail Appeals to:

CDFA - Citrus Division

1220 N Street

Sacramento, CA 95814


Electronic Notification of Boundary Changes

California Code of Regulation allows interested parties to be notified of quarantine area boundary changes, as well as the opportunity to submit quarantine boundary appeals. If interested in receiving notifications, please sign up for regulatory updates through the email notification ListServ at:


For questions regarding the regulations or map, please email Raymond Niem ( or call 916.274.6300.

Ventura Co. ACP/HLB Grower Liaisons

 Sandra Zwaal (949) 636-7089

 Cressida Silvers (805) 284-3310

By Ben Faber
Author - Advisor

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