Bed Bug Law
Food Service Establishments, Food Vending Machine Companies
and Lodging Establishments
(p) Each guest room shall be
free of any evidence of insects, rodents, and other pests.
(1) If a guest room has been
vacant for at least 30 days, the licensee shall visually inspect
that room for any evidence of insects, rodents, and other pests
within 24 hours of occupancy by the next guest.
(2) No guest room that is infested by insects, rodents or
other pests shall be rented until the infestation is eliminated.
(3) The presence of BED BUGS
, which is indicated by observation of a living or dead
bed bug, bed bug carapace, eggs or egg casings, or the typical
brownish or blood spotting on linens, mattresses, or furniture,
shall be considered an infestation.
(4) The presence of BED BUGS
shall be reported to the regulatory authority within one
business day upon discovery or upon receipt of a guest
(5) All infestations shall be treated by a licensed pest
control operator (PCO)
(6) All pest control measures, both mechanical and
chemical, shall be used in accordance with the manufacturer's
(7) No rodenticides, pesticides or insecticides shall be
stored in a guest room or in any area that could contaminate
guest supplies, food, condiments, dishware or utensils.
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