26 • RESTRICTED MATERIALS
Restricted Materials Permit Exemptions
Pesticide registrants and pest control dealers, when operating under their licenses, and commercial carriers when transporting such materials, are not required to obtain a restricted materials permit to possess the restricted materials.
No permit is required to possess or use a pesticide that is only federally restricted when it is possessed or used under the supervision of a certified applicator, unless otherwise required by the county agricultural commissioner.
No permit is required to possess or use antifouling paints or coatings containing tributyltin when they are purchased, possessed, or used by or under the supervision of a certified commercial applicator whose certificate or license includes Category L.
No permit is required to possess or use restricted materials used only for experimental or research purposes when these materials are possessed or used by or under the supervision of research personnel from colleges and universities, provided they are operating according to the current established policy of the college or university covering pesticide use or experimentation.
No permit is required to possess or use restricted materials that are used according to a valid Research Authorization.
No permit is required to possess or use restricted materials that are listed under California Code of Regulations, Title 3, Section 6800(a) if they are used by or under the supervision of a certified applicator outside of a Pesticide Management Zone.
the name of the pest control operator, if any, and the name, the business address, and the number and expiration date of the certifi- cate or license of the certified commercial applicator responsible for possessing or using the re- stricted material
The submitted restricted materials permit application and the Notice of Intent process authorizes the county agricultural commissioner to evaluate whether a substantial environmental impact will result from the proposed application and to condition or deny the permit to prevent such impact.
Restricted Materials Permit Dura- tion. A permit to use a restricted material is valid for one year or for a single growing season, unless it is revoked or suspended. However, the county agricultural commissioner or the Director of DPR may issue permits for perennial agricultural plantings, nonproduction agricultural sites, or nonagricultural sites that are valid for up to three years. After the permit expires, the permittee may retain possession of the restricted material for which the permit was valid, provided the pesticide is not held for sale, and is stored properly. (Storage requirements