Bureau of Entomology and Pest Control

The Bureau’s mission is to protect the health and safety of the State’s consumers and environment through effective mosquito control and pest control regulation. This includes work to improve the quality of industry services provided to consumers and to reduce the hazards associated with unlicensed and unsafe pest control practices. The Bureau assists in assuring compliance with the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Pest Control Section regulates and licenses the pest control industry under the State's Structural Pest Control Act, Chapter 482, Florida Statutes, and Rule Chapter 5E-14, Florida Administrative Code. The Mosquito Control Section oversees and regulates the State's mosquito control program requirements under Chapter 388, Florida Statutes, and Rule Chapter 5E-13, Florida Administrative Code.

Bureau of Entomology and Pest Control
3125 Conner Blvd., Suite N
Tallahassee, Florida  32399-1650
(850) 617-7997
(850) 617-7967 Fax

Dale Dubberly, Bureau Chief
Dale.Dubberly@FreshFromFlorida.com

AESCares@FreshFromFlorida.com

Quick Links
  • Pest Control Section - The Pest Control Section regulates and licenses the pest control industry under the authority of the Structural Pest Control Act, Chapter 482, Florida Statutes, and the associated Rules, Chapter 5E-14, Florida Administrative Code.  The Pest Control Section consists of the Document Issuance, Enforcement, and the Examination/Certification Subsections.
  • Mosquito Control Section - The Mosquito Control Section administers the mosquito control program under the authority of the Mosquito Control Act, Chapter 388, Florida Statutes, and the associated Rules, Chapter 5E-13, Florida Administrative Code.