Insect and Rodent Control

Insect and Rodent Control

What types of services are offered through the Scott County Health Department Insect and Rodent Control Program?

The Health Department:

  • investigates complaints about the possible infestations of insects and rodents know to be a threat to public health
  • notifies property owners of their responsibilities in maintaining a vermin free premise
  • advises property owners in the removal of the insects or rodents 
  • monitors the presence of ticks that carry Lyme Disease

Is there a fee for the service/program?

There is no fee to file a complaint, or for an investigation. However, owners who do not comply with the removal of the insects/rodents can and will be fined $250.00.

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