The Health Department conducts routine inspections and responds to complaints concerning sanitation issues such as:
- Lack of heat
- Leaking plumbing
- Poison ivy
- Rat and mice infestation
- Stagnant water for mosquito breeding
The Health Department provides enforcement of exterior house painting lead paint removal ordinance. The township is a member town of the Essex Regional Health Commission
, which enforces New Jersey regulations. For further information, please contact the health officer at (973) 762-8120 ext. 4400.