Effective December 6, 2021, the Department is expanding the HLB quarantine boundaries in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties in the Jurupa Valley and Riverside areas in the grids listed below. A map of the proposed boundaries can be found at https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/plant/hlb/regulation.html#maps.
- Grids 472 and 458
Also effective December 6, 2021, the Department is expanding the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) bulk citrus quarantine zone 6 in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties to reflect the HLB boundaries expansion. A map of the proposed boundaries can be found at https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/citrus/pests_diseases/acp/regulation.html.
Regulated articles and conditions for intrastate movement under the quarantine can be found at Title 3 California Code of Regulations (CCR) section 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: www.cdfa.ca.gov/subscriptions/index.html#planthealth.
For questions regarding the regulations or map, please email Karina Chu (Karina.Chu@cdfa.ca.gov) or call 916.274.6300.
Thank you for your attention to this timely matter.