[D26-13.01] 27-2017 Definitions
When used in this
means the elimination of rodents or insects and other pests from any premises
through the use of traps, poisons fumigation or any other method of extermination.
(b) Insects and
other pests include the members of class insects, including houseflies, lice,
bees, cockroaches, moths, silverfish, beetles, bedbugs, ants, termites, hornets,
mosquitoes and wasps, and such members of the phylum arthropoda as spiders,
mites, ticks, centipedes and wood lice.
means any condition which provides shelter or protection for rodents or insects
and other pests.
[D26-13.03] 27-2018 Rodent and insect eradication;
a. The owner or
occupant in control of a dwelling shall keep the premises free from rodents,
and from infestations of insects and other pests, and from any condition conducive
to rodent or insect and other pest life.
b. When any premises
are subject to infestation by rodents or insects and other pests, the owner
or occupant in control shall apply continuous eradication measures.
c. When the department
makes the determination that any premises are infested by rodents, insects or
other pests, it may order such eradication measures, as the department deems
[D26-13.05] 27-2019 Elimination of harborages
All building material,
lumber, boxes, cartons, barrels containers, machinery, raw material, fabricated
goods, junk, food, animal feed and any other substance which may afford harborage
or provide food for such rodents or insects and other pests shall be kept stored
or handled by the owner and tenants of every dwelling in such manner as the
department may require. The department may make orders to eliminate rat harborages
to the person who is responsible for the conditions. The department shall uncover
and inspect periodically all structural harborages which cannot be eliminated