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Environmental Health

Helpful Links

Online Payment for Annual Healthy Housing Program Fee

San Francisco Health Code:

Article 1 Section 37

Article 2 Section 92

Article 11 Section 609

Vector Control Rules and Regs (pdf)

SFDPH Fee Schedule

Other Websites

US EPA Mosquito Control

CA Mosquito & Vector Control Association

CA West Nile Brochure (pdf)

US CDC West Nile Website

CA Department of Pesticide Regulation

Related Documents

Are You Raising Mosquitoes? Taking Action Against Mosquitoes (pdf in English)

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  • Tagalog (pdf)
    Related SFDPH Programs

    Mosquito Control

    West Nile Virus

    Rodent Control

    Pigeon Nuisances

    Program Contact

    Luisa Garfil
    Office: (415) 252-3800
    Fax: (415) 252-3930

    Vector Control Program

    The Vector Control Program monitors environmental conditions that can increase risks for vector-borne disease. The program supports public and private pest management programs and enforces vector control laws when needed.


    Principal Activities and Services

    • Monitor conditions that can lead to breeding of pests including garbage accumulation, neglected and overgrown vegetation, and stagnant water.
    • Support the control of mosquito populations in public facilities through safe integrated pest management techniques.
    • Respond to public complaints pest infestation complaints.
    • Provide information and education to individuals and communities to control pests.


    Vector Control Program FAQs


    Related Programs and Resources


    Related Agencies

    Department of Building Inspection

    Department of Environment









    Making a Complaint

    For complaints about vector control call or visit 311 to have your complaint recorded and routed correctly to Environmental Health. If you are calling from a cell phone or outside the county, dial (415) 701-2311.

    311 City Customer Service Agency - Service 24x7

    San Francisco Department of Public Health Environmental Health Branch