File a complaint about rats
To file a complaint about rodent infestations, rats in toilets, or rodents associated with illegal dumping of garbage and solid waste:
Learn how you can prevent and remove rodentsRead more on our Preventing rodents and keeping them away page.
Rats in toilets
Public Health investigates complaints about rats in toilets. Investigators may follow up on your complaint by inspecting sewers near your home and baiting them if they see evidence of rats.
Public Health responds to complaints about rodent infestations and neighborhood rodent issues. We can provide information to the property owner about rodent control, and in some cases, we have enforcement of the King County Board of Health Title 8 requirements for rodent control.