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Would the city’s code enforcement division investigate mold growth in a rented apartment?

Julian March
StarNews

The city of Wilmington’s Code Enforcement Division deferred to the New Hanover County Health Department.

The health department will assess dwellings where a child has a suspected mold-related health condition documented by a signed statement from a physician. If you experience mold issues that meet that criteria, call 910-798-6667.

The county health department has information on treating and preventing mold. You can access it online here: http://health.nhcgov.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/How-to-Prevent-and-Treat-Mold.pdf

Additionally, the N.C. Bar Association has environmental law information on mold contamination. You can access it online here: https://www.ncbar.org/media/86507/Combined-Fact-Sheets.pdf

 

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