If you live in a neighborhood without a community association, call 410-887-3351, neighborhood or association name, contact information for the president or association representative, neighborhood boundaries, garbage collection day. While pest control starts with people, effective control is often community-based or local-based. Each state and locality has a unique system for pest control, including rodent prevention and treatment. To see what your state is doing to treat and prevent rodents, visit your state's Department of Health website.
What are the signs of rodent infestation? For the best prevention, eliminate food sources and conditions that allow rodents to set up housing on a property. Rodent and Vector Control Division staff alert Food Division and Community Hygiene Division to specific areas where waste food sources contribute to rodent activity in residential neighborhoods.