How to Request Exclusion from Wide Area Pesticide Applications

Exclusion requests may be submitted at any time during the year, and will go into effect 14 days from the date the request is made. All requests will expire December 31st in the calendar year in which they are received.

Juan Carlos Gutierrez

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  • Address
  • And/or Parcel Identification Number

How to request How to Request Exclusion from Wide Area Pesticide Applications

You must submit a form using our online service or mailing in a copy of the form. 

Submit form online. 

Mail completed form to:

Juan Carlos Gutierrez

Department of Agricultural Resources, Suite 500

251 Causeway Street

Boston, MA 02114

You can download a printable version of the form in the "Downloads" section below. 

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If you are requesting to be excluded from the aerial application, please be aware that due to the fact that MDAR had declared an emergency situation per 333 CMR 13.03(3)(a) in Bristol and Plymouth counties, exclusion requests will not be honored for the aerial application. They will be honored for all other mosquito control applications.”

Approved Exclusion Marking Methods:

White plastic or aluminum pie plates, a minimum of 9 inches in diameter, with the words "No Spray" clearly written in permanent marker. Plates must be placed on trees, stakes, or poles easily visible from the street, at least every 50 feet along the property boundary adjacent to the road and no more than 5 feet from the road.

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