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Infestations and pest control (FOI)

Infestations and pest control (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 05 February 2024.
Prepared internally, no external costs.



Please confirm the total number of domestic and residential visits (excluding commercial premises) to address the following types of infestations in the last three years:

  • Rodents (rats and mice;
  • Bedbugs; and
  • Cockroaches;


Please advise the total amount spent on pest control service visits to address the following types of infestations in the last three years:

  • ​Rodents (rats and mice); 
  • Bedbugs; and
  • Cockroaches


Please state how much is charged for the below treatments for a domestic property, for householders that do not qualify for a discount:

  • ​Rodents (rats and mice); 
  • Bedbugs; and
  • Cockroaches



For the period 2021 to 2023, the Infrastructure and Environment’s Environment and Consumer Protection (ECP) Housing and Nuisance Team have carried out approximately 56 site visits to investigate reported cases of rodents, rats, mice, Bedbugs and cockroaches.

The table below shows the number of reported cases broken down by year:

​​Total number of residential visits​ 
Rodents (Rats / Mice)​

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The ECP Housing and Nuisance Team do not carry out pest control services or treatments for domestic property, therefore, this information is not held, and Article 3 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 applies.

Article applied

​Article 3 Meaning of “information held by a public authority”

For the purposes of this Law, information is held by a public authority if –

(a)     it is held by the authority, otherwise than on behalf of another person; or

(b)     it is held by another person on behalf of the authority.​

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