NJ Regulations - Mosquito/Fly Permits
Subchapter 9. PESTICIDE EXPOSURE
The provisions of Section 9.1 are no longer
[ 7:30-9.1 Mosquito/fly control
(a) No person shall apply any pesticide for
the community or areawide control of the larval or adult forms
of mosquitoes and/or flies (Order Diptera) unless the pesticide
application conforms to New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
Publication No. 40001-01-99, Insecticides
Recommended for Mosquito Control in New Jersey, or the most
current edition of this publication, which is incorporated herein
(b) The provisions of (a) above shall not apply
to pesticide applications made for agricultural purposes. ]
7:30-9.2 Mosquito/fly control permits
(a) No person shall apply any pesticide on
a community or area wide basis for the control of larval or
adult forms of mosquitoes and/or flies (in the Order Diptera)
without having obtained a mosquito/fly control permit from the
Department prior to the date of application.
(b) A mosquito/fly permit shall not be required:
1. If applications are for agricultural purposes;
2. For programs which are conducted by or controlled by a
county mosquito control agency pursuant to the provisions
of the Mosquito Extermination statutes (N.J.S.A. 26:9-1 et
(c) Applications for a mosquito/fly Control
permit shall be made on forms supplied by the Department at
least 30 days prior to the intended pesticide application date.
1. All information requested on the form shall
be submitted. This information includes but is not limited
to the following:
|i. The person/organization
ii. The applicator or applicator business performing the
iii. The type of application;
iv. The location of the area to be treated;
v. The target site;
vi. The target pests;
vii. The method for determining when to spray;
viii. The pesticides proposed for use;
ix. A sketch or map of the treatment area;
x. The application equipment; and
xi. The equipment calibration and maintenance.
2. The Department may request additional
information which it deems necessary to evaluate the proposed
3. The Department may require the submission of a report addressing
the effectiveness of the treatment and any environmental effects
as a condition of permit approval. The person performing the
pesticide application shall submit such information to the
Department at the time and in the format as specified on the
approved mosquito/fly control permit.
4. The permittee shall notify the Department in writing of
any proposed changes to the approved mosquito/fly control
permit and receive written Department approval for such changes
prior to a pesticide application being made under the changed
(d) Failure to submit any requested information
or falsification of any information may result in the denial
or revocation of a mosquito/fly control permit.
(e) A $5.00 fee may be charged for each permit.
(f) Any person administering a community or
area wide mosquito control program shall contact and coordinate
the program with any county mosquito control agency which exists
in the county in which the application is to be made.
(g) All conditions for approval specified in
a mosquito/fly control permit shall be fulfilled.
(h) The Department shall approve or deny a
mosquito/fly control permit application within 30 days after
the Department receives all information deemed necessary to
evaluate the application.
(i) The Department may not require fulfillment
of the formal permit application provisions of (c) above if
the Department determines there is an emergency situation that
warrants expedited review. (See the definition of "emergency"
in N.J.A.C. 7:30-1.2.) This provision shall be exercised only
if the information necessary to adequately review the permit
is on file with the Department. Notification of an emergency
situation shall be made to the Pesticide Control Program by
calling (609) 984-6666.
(j) A mosquito/fly control permit shall not