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.
Contact the Department, at 360 Yaphank Ave., Suite 2A, Yaphank, NY 11980:
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.