special rights for landlords?spraying round up?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Green Quality, Jun 27, 2005.

  1. Green Quality

    Green Quality LawnSite Member
    Messages: 176

    IF a land lord wants to spray round up around his apartment,with many units with windows at ground level. spraying in the evening with this high heat high dew point.dose he need a license to do so being the he is not a privaite home owner?
  2. gogetter

    gogetter Banned
    Messages: 3,256

    No, he's the property owner.
  3. Rtom45

    Rtom45 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 456

    I'm inclined to disagree. If he's earning income from apartments, its no longer just his residence, and he does need to be certified. Call the PDA to verify this.
  4. LwnmwrMan22

    LwnmwrMan22 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,373

    Here in MN, he's the property owner.

    Doesn't matter he's gaining income from the apartments, he's not for hire with the spraying, therefore no license.

    Just like a property manager can go spray their own commercial buildings.

    However, like was stated, call the Department of Agriculture for your state and ask.
  5. lawnservice

    lawnservice LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 589

    In MA, yes he must be licensed

    So you can see it will depend on your state laws
  6. NC Big Daddy

    NC Big Daddy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 267

    In NC you must be licensed...
  7. Ric

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,969

    Same with Florida.

    But what inspector is going to Bust him. I think we need to use a little common sense when looking at the laws. He could get away with anything short of Termite Fumigation on his own property.
  8. ArizPestWeed

    ArizPestWeed LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,457

    I agree with Dic , common sense .

    Only owner occupied properties may be treated by owner in Az
  9. Ric

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,969

    Air Head

    That is Ric not Dic. But then we haven't always seen eye to eye.
  10. ArizPestWeed

    ArizPestWeed LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,457

    That's right ,Dic. I got the name calling idea from you .
    You trained me .

    I don't see eye to eye with people who insult/attack others , needlessly .

    But you have calmed down a lot .
    That's good

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