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Public Health Services - Public Health Inspections

Public Health Inspectors will investigate the following housing complaints after the tenant has verbally contacted the landlord and if the landlord has not remedied the situation in a reasonable time:

  • A lack of Plumbing;
  • A lack of drinking water supply;
  • A lack of water heating facilities;
  • Structural damage with a reasonable likelihood of causing injury to occupants;
  • Sewer back-ups;
  • Severe rodent infestation;
  • Lack of heating; and/or
  • Extensive areas of visible mold
• Food Safety
• Drinking Water
• Swimming Pools

• Rental Properties
• Tobacco Control
• Communicable Disease
• Plumbing/Wastewater Disposal

Except for situations outlined above, the Public Health Inspector will only investigate complaints after:

  • The inspector receives a copy of the letter from the tenant to the landlord requesting the landlord to repair or remedy the health concern raised by the tenant; and
  • The tenant advises the inspector that the landlord has either refused to remedy the issue identified in the letter, or the landlord has not responded to the letter.

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If you have questions or would like to submit a complaint, please call 306-691-1500 or 1-877-557-4687.