Established in 1881,
the Los Angeles County Agricultural Commissioner/Weights
& Measures Department protects the health and safety
of the County's residents and improves the quality
of the environment through the enforcement of Federal,
State and local laws and regulations.
programs are focused in the areas of consumer and
environmental protection providing leadership and
direction in the successful eradication of serious
pests, protecting the consumer from increased food
prices, the environment from increased pesticide application
and the agricultural industry from increased costs
for pest control.