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TITLE 4AGRICULTURE
PART 1TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
CHAPTER 7PESTICIDES
SUBCHAPTER HSTRUCTURAL PEST CONTROL SERVICE
DIVISION 2LICENSES
RULE §7.124Structural License Categories

Pest control licenses may be issued in one or more of the following categories.

  (1) Pest Control--The inspection or control of pests in and around structures or pest animals which may invade homes, restaurants, stores, and other buildings, attacking their contents or furnishings or being a general nuisance, but do not normally attack the building itself. Examples of such pests are cockroaches, silverfish, ants, fleas, ticks, flies, mosquitoes, rats, mice, skunks, raccoons, opossums, etc.

  (2) Termite and Wood Destroying Insect Control--The inspection or control of termites, beetles, or other wood destroying insects and wood preservation by means other than fumigation in buildings, including homes, warehouses, stores, docks, or any other structures. This category includes the treatment of termites in trees in and around structures.

  (3) Lawn and Ornamental--The inspection or control of pests or diseases of trees, shrubs, or other plantings in a park or in and around structures, business establishments, industrial parks, institutional buildings or streets.

  (4) Weed Control--The inspection or control of weeds in right-of-ways, around homes, in a park or in and around structures, business establishments, industrial parks, institutional buildings, streets, and industrial environs.

  (5) Structural Fumigation--The inspection or control of pests through fumigation of structures not primarily intended to contain food, feed, or grains.

  (6) Commodity Fumigation--The inspection or control of pests through fumigation of processed commodities or structures normally used to contain commodities. This category does not include raw agricultural commodities.

  (7) Wood Preservation--Pest control that involves the addition of preservatives to wood products to extend the life of the wood products by protecting them from damage caused by insects, fungi, and marine borers. Examples of wood products may include crossties, poles, and posts. This includes the re-treatment of power-line poles with wood preservative pesticide including fumigants.


Source Note: The provisions of this §7.124 adopted to be effective January 9, 2018, 43 TexReg 42

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