Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alert

The Health Department is currently reviewing all complaints and responding primarily to those that pose an imminent threat to public health or safety.

Non-emergency complaints will be logged and responded to when regular operations resume.

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You can make reports of unsanitary conditions caused by pigeons, including odor and excessive droppings on:

  • Window ledges
  • Sidewalks
  • Exteriors of commercial and residential properties

You cannot make complaints about pigeon droppings from:

  • Street lamps
  • Telephone or utility poles
  • Overpasses
  • Bridges
  • Transportation facilities
  • Public parks

Property owners are required to clean up unsanitary pigeon conditions on or originating from their property. You must provide the name and full address of the property owner for the City to take action.

It is not illegal to keep or feed pigeons, but a violation may be issued for failing to clean up unsanitary conditions that result from this activity.

If it creates an unsanitary condition, you may make a complaint. You must provide the name and complete address of the person housing or feeding the pigeons.

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