Rodent Control


The Division of Development Services is responsible for enforcement of the State Sanitary Code, which covers sanitation violations on private property.  Sanitary Code Enforcement Inspectors respond to housing and sanitation complaints, and also regularly insect and issue violations for yard overgrowth, debris, and other property conditions that can lead to rodent habitat.  Private property owners are responsible for keeping their properties and buildings/rental units safe and healthy as specified by local and state codes. 

To report a rodent or health concern, please contact the Division of Development Services at 978-674-4144 or email your rodent complaint to .  Please give specific information as to where you suspect rodents are feeding or burrowing, that is extremely helpful.