The Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District provides services for:
After the initial assessment of your request, a representative will contact you for a consultation.
If necessary, an Inspector will be dispatched to inspect your property (or the reported location) to identify potential mosquito breeding sources. Guidance will be offered regarding long-term control and source reduction. Inspectors will also address other potential sources in the immediate vicinity. Click here to learn how to address mosquito issues on your own property.
An Inspector will examine your property to identify potential rat food sources, harborage sites and structural access points. Guidance will be offered regarding the reduction of conditions favorable to rats. Inspectors do not place poison bait or perform repair work. Click here to learn how to address rat issues on your own property.
Please Note: The Rat Program will be seasonally suspended from July 1st to November 25th due to increased mosquito workload.
3. Red Imported Fire Ants (RIFA):
An Inspector will visit the mound site and determine if RIFA are present. Once positively identified, a pesticide treatment will be performed. It may take up to one month for the colony to become inactive. Click here to learn more about RIFA.
An Inspector will survey your property and the immediate vicinity to identify potential fly breeding sources. Guidance will be offered on achieving long-term control and source reduction. Click here to learn how to address fly issues on your own property.
For most commonly reported issues on residential properties, simply removing attractants and/or breeding sources may immediately resolve the problem without the need for an inspection.