Working to improve the health of the population and the quality of life of the people we serve.
The goal of our community sanitation program is to reduce the incidents of communicable diseases, environmental illnesses and injuries which may be attributed to sanitation issues within the local community.
Our role in this area includes:
While there are no specific housing regulations in place, the Public Health Act requires landlords to maintain their rental accommodation in a safe and sanitary condition. Environmental Health Officers will investigate complaints of extremely poor building maintenance, substandard sanitary conditions and indoor air quality.
We also provide information to home owners who may be experiencing problems in their own dwellings.
Have a complaint or concern?
If you have a health and safety concern or complaint about a community sanitation issue, please contact your local health protection office. See listing below.