Environmental Services


The environmental health staff conducts regular inspections for the 100+ food vendors throughout the Township. Copies of all reports are left with the business owner and are on file at the Health Department for public review. For more information about food safety visit https://www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/index.html

Seasonally, public bathing places are inspected by the Health Department. Life‑saving equipment, personnel certifications and proper sanitation procedures are checked to ensure safety. For more information about safe swimming visit https://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/swimming/

Health Nuisances

Public health nuisance and occupational health complaints that are reported to the department are investigated and appropriate action taken.


The Health Department works closely with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) and to solve local pollution control problems. NJDEP Hotline is 877-WARNDEP (877-927-6337).


The Health Department issues permits for:

  • New construction, repairs and alterations to existing septic systems
  • New or replacement wells and well pumps

A Homeowner's Manual for the maintenance of septic systems is available upon request.

Black Fly Treatment Information 

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Other Services

Information is also available on underground oil tanks, asbestos removal, lead hazards (both paint and drinking water) and solid waste.