Pesticide Pilot Program

Routine Inspections
The Cape May County Health Department conduct routine pesticide inspections of:
  • Campgrounds
  • Golf courses
  • Landscapers
  • Rental properties
  • Restaurants
  • Schools
The purpose is determined whether an owner or operator has applied or caused to be applied any pesticide, and if so, whether such application was performed in compliance with the New Jersey Pesticide Regulations by a certified and registered pesticide applicator, registered operator or business.

During the inspection, a check for applicators license and service vehicles, pesticide containers, pesticide service containers, storage areas and application equipment. The inspector also checks for community wide notification requirements, permits, and application records.

Citizen Complaints
The Cape May County Health Department assesses and evaluate citizen complaints including misuse applications. The department maintains files and records to support any enforcement action that may be necessary.