Can ashes of a loved one be scattered at Pismo Beach?
It is unlawful to scatter human ashes within the City of Pismo Beach. Scattering of ashes need to be made 3 miles out to sea. There are private charters who service the Pacific Coast area including Pismo Beach, Avila Beach and Morro Bay who offer sea burial service to the public.
Ashes on the Sea: (877)277-2799
Affordable Sea Burial: (888)908-8800

Burial at Sea is regulated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Any calls regarding this issue would be best handled by the EPA.EPA Website

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13. Can ashes of a loved one be scattered at Pismo Beach?
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