County of San Diego Vector Control Program

Contact Vector Control

Inspection Request or Complaint

Contact the Vector Control Program if you would like to request a free rat or mosquito inspection, or to report a green pool, dead bird, high mosquito activity, or other vector-related issue.

Inspection requests and complaints can be submitted by phone, e-mail, fax, with the complaint form, or through the Tell Us Now! app. Please include your name, phone number, location (address) of the request/complaint, and a brief description of the problem. If you want to report a problem in your area but do not require an individual inspection, please include that in the complaint. 

Phone: (858) 694-2888


Tell Us Now! App: Android users   Apple users

Form: Download the form, save it to your computer, then fill out all relevant information. When complete, either click the "Submit by E-mail" button or attach the saved form to an email and send to The printed form can also be faxed to the number below. 

Fax: (858) 571-4268

Reporting a Dead Bird

Types of Dead Birds Collected by Vector Control:

  • Crows
  • Ravens
  • Jays
  • Hawks
  • Owls
  • Falcons

If you find a dead bird of the type listed above during business hours (Monday thru Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm), please notify our office at (858) 694-2888. On weekends, holidays or outside of business hours, please call us at (858) 505-6657. You may also email us at (Mon-Fri only, please do not use email to report dead birds on weekends or holidays). 


  (858) 694-2888