DOH VIOLATIONS

Landlord Fined $300 for Rodent Infestation

July 28, 2020    

The DOHMH issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to eliminate a rodent infestation. DOH's inspector observed fresh mouse droppings and gnawed wood in one tenant's apartment. Landlord claimed that...

Landlord Fined $300 for Standing Water Condition on Driveway

July 28, 2020    

DOHMH issued a violation notice to landlord of a two-family dwelling  for failure to keep a building premises free of standing water and conditions conducive to the breeding of harborage of mosquitoes. ...

Landlord Fined for Standing Water in Parking Lot

May 26, 2020    

The DOHMH issued a violation notice to landlord after its inspector saw green standing water collected in puddles on the ground in the back yard of landlord's building complex. Landlord stated that the back yard...

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...