Contact List

Deputy Director of Community Health

Paige A. Batson, M.A., R.N., P.H.N.
(805) 681-5446
paige.batson@sbcphd.org

EHS Director

Lars Seifert
(805) 681-4934
lars.seifert@sbcphd.org

Administration

Santa Barbara Office: (805) 681-4900

Santa Maria Office: (805) 346-8460

Technical Services

Inspection and Enforcement Services for:

  • Land Use
  • Water Wells
  • Water Quality
  • Solid Waste Facilities
  • Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (Septic/Liquid Waste)                                                                                       

Supervisor:Jason Johnston, REHS 

(805) 346-7348 

 jason.johnston@sbcphd.org

Water Wells

Santa Barbara:

 Plan Checkers:

   Marilyn Merrifield, REHS
   (805) 681-4941 
   marilyn.merrifield@sbcphd.org

    

Santa Maria:

 Plan Checkers:

   Belinda Huy, REHS
   (805) 346-8466 
    belinda.huy@sbcphd.org

   Deanna Talerico, REHS
   (805) 346-8475 
    deanna.talerico@sbcphd.org

Single Parcel, Multi-parcel, State Small and Public Water Systems

    Santa Barbara / Santa Maria

                                                      Plan Checker: Belinda Huy, REHS
                                                      (805) 346-8466     belinda.huy@sbcphd.org                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

              Land Use

                                                      Santa Barbara / Santa Maria

                                                      Plan Checker: Deanna Talerico, REHS                           

                                                      (805) 346-8475                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Deanna.Talerico@sbcphd.org                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Solid Waste Facilities

Santa Barbara:

Plan Checker: Norma Campos-Bernal, REHS
(805) 681-4942
norma.camposbernal@sbcphd.org

Santa Maria:

Plan Checker: Yosuke Yamada, REHS
(805) 346-7131 
yosuke.yamada@sbcphd.org

Liquid Waste/Septic (Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems)

Santa Barbara:

Plan Checkers:

   Marilyn Merrifield, REHS
   (805) 681-4941
    marilyn.merrifield@sbcphd.org

    

Santa Maria:

Plan Checkers:

   Yosuke Yamada, REHS
   (805) 346-7131  
    yosuke.yamada@sbcphd.org 

   Deanna Talerico, REHS
   (805) 346-8475 
    deanna.talerico@sbcphd.org

Community Services

Inspection and Enforcement Services for:

  • Food Facilities - Retail
  • Housing and Institution Safety
  • Public Health Emergency Response
  • Recreational Health
  • Vector Surveillance Program

Santa Barbara:

Supervisor:  Kendra Wise, REHS
(805) 681-4938
kendra.wise@sbcphd.org

Plan Checker: Hiromi Dugan, REHS
(805) 696-1135  
hiromi.dugan@sbcphd.org

Santa Maria:

Supervisor:  Kathy Cardiel, REHS
(805) 346-8462
kathy.cardiel@sbcphd.org

Plan Checker: Joel SchwartzREHS
(805) 346-8465 
joel.schwartz@sbcphd.org

Webmaster


EHS Web email: phdehsweb@sbcphd.org

Communication and Notification

Hazardous Materials Release or Threatened Release

Click here for Release Reporting Guidelines

  • If this is an emergency, call 911
  • Call and report the incident to the State Warning Center at 1-800-852-7550
  • Call and notify Santa Barbara County at 805-681-4927
These notifications are required by 19 CCR Section 2631

Request for Records

Complaints

To report a Food Borne Illness (FBI), sewage spill or a general complaint, please speak directly to our office professionals. You may contact our office staff in the North County office in Santa Maria at (805) 346-8460 (Press 3 to reach the front desk) or our South County office in Santa Barbara at (805) 681-4900 (Press 3 to reach the front desk). Complaints can also be sent to our website phdehsweb@sbcphd.org.

Note: Environmental Health Services does not respond to mold complaints. More information on Mold

Retail Food Establishment Online Inspection Results

The primary goal of the Santa Barbara County Environmental Health's Food Safety Program is to prevent the occurrence of food borne illnesses through regulatory and educational efforts with restaurants, markets and other retail food facilities.

"Retail Food Establishment Online Inspection Results" is a web based service provided to inform the public about inspections conducted of retail food establishments in Santa Barbara County. The purpose of the inspections is to assure that food is being handled safely from preparation through serving to the customer.    Online Inspection Report Search.

EHS Contact List Rev 08/5/19