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General Sanitation


Under the provisions of Suffolk County Sanitary Code Article 5, the Unit responds to general nuisance complaints involving garbage storage, sewage overflow, animal manure, stagnant swimming pools, rat infestation, inadequate heat and the discontinuance of utilities. The Unit also investigates alleged animal bites for the purpose of rabies prevention under provisions of Laws of Suffolk County Chapter 207 Article II Anti-Rabies Program and New York State Law Title 10 Section 2.14. Additionally the Unit enforces the provisions of the Laws of Suffolk County: Chapter 216 Animals Shelters and Kennels; Chapter 366A Nursing Homes Article I Employee and Resident Screening; and, Chapter 454 Tanning Facilities.

Rodent Control and Prevention - CDC

Mold facts- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency



Contact the Department, at 360 Yaphank Ave., Suite 2A,
Yaphank, NY 11980:
(631) 852-5900

The Department is not required to take anonymous complaints. Your personal information, i.e. name, address and telephone number are kept confidential under provisions of the Freedom of the Information Law.

Suffolk County Government

H. Lee Dennison Bldg

100 Veterans Memorial Hwy
P.O. Box 6100
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Riverhead County Center

County Road 51
Riverhead, NY 11901