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Public Health Nuisances


Western Plains Public Health environmental health practitioners will inspect public health nuisances under the authority granted through North Dakota Century Code 23-35-09.  A public health nuisance can be defined as a condition, activity, or situation that interferes with the use or enjoyment of property and is injurious to health.  the nuisance is a public issue when it unreasonably interferes with a right common to the general public.  Examples may include breeding areas for flies, collection of sewage, water serving as a mosquito breeding area, rat harborages, bed bugs and other mediums of disease transmission.

If you are aware of a public health nuisance, source of filth, and/or cause of sickness, please call our office at 701-667-3370 or complete the webform provided:


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