DOH VIOLATIONS

Landlord Fined for Permitting Food Trash Spillover

March 23, 2020    

The DOHMH issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to manage waste to prevent pests. The inspector found uncovered garbage containers with food spillage outside. This would attract rodents. Landlord argued...

Landlord Fined for Evidence of Rats in Garbage Area

June 23, 2019    

DOHMH issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to keep a premises free of pests. The inspector found active rat signs around the building. There were fresh droppings at the garbage storage area at the left...

Landlord Fined $300 for Leaving Open Waste at Side of Building

August 23, 2018    

The DOHMH issued a violation notice to landlord for leaving unsanitary garbage conditions at the exterior right side rear yard of its building, which consisted of exposed torn garbage bags, broken boxes, wood,...

Landlord Fined for Signs of Rats in Front of Building

March 12, 2018    

The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) issued two violation notices to landlord for failing to eliminate pests and conditions conducive to pests and for failing to manage waste to prevent pests. The...

Fine for Rat Harborage Conditions Revoked

August 28, 2017    

DOHMH issued two violation notices to landlord for failing to keep its building free of pests and conditions conducive to pests. DOHMH's inspector found active signs of rats at the premises, including fresh...

Landlord Fined $1,000 for Pigeon Droppings on Side of Building

August 28, 2017    

DOHMH issued a violation notice to landlord for committing or maintaining a nuisance, based on pigeon droppings observed on a window sill and on the walls and floor between landlord's building and the building...

Landlord Didn't Prove Cooling Tower Was Properly Maintained

July 27, 2017    

DOHMH issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to perform and document routine monitoring of a cooling tower and for failing to collect and analyze sampling records. Landlord claimed all required monitoring...

Landlord Didn't Fix Holes Where Mice Were Found

January 25, 2017    

DOHMH issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to keep tenant’s apartment free of pests and conditions conducive to pests. Inspection showed that there were mouse droppings on top of and behind the...

Landlord Fined for Creating Conditions that Invited Rats

January 25, 2017    

DOHMH issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to eliminate conditions conducive to pests. The DOHMH inspector found harborage conditions that encouraged the nesting of rats. There were plastic pools, old...

DOH Fails to Prove Cooling Tower Inspection Notices Sent

October 28, 2016    

DOHMH issue a...

Landlord Fined for Failing to Exterminate for Rats

August 23, 2016    

The DOHMH issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to keep the property around its building free of pests. The inspector found fresh rat droppings on the side of the building. Landlord objected, stating that...

Animal Waste Accumulated from Chickens Kept in Yard

February 16, 2016    

DOHMH issued a violation notice to landlord for committing or maintaining a nuisance. The inspector saw a heavy accumulation of animal waste together with fly infestation in the rear yard of the building, which...