Board of Health
Municipal Offices located at 320 Boulevard
Board of Health Meetings --
Second Wednesday in month at 7:30 p.m. at 320 Boulevard
Board of Health Secretary and Registar
Hasbrouck Heights Borough [Forms]
2013 Dog License [Renewal]
Board of Health -- 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.,
Monday through Friday -- 201-288-1636
Animal Control Services
Hasbrouck Heights contracts with the Bergen County Animal Control to provide animal
control services. Residents may obtain these services by calling the shelter at
201-752-4260. Calls requiring service on private property requires a fee paid by
homeowner, Monday through Friday, from 9 A.M. to 5 p.m. and through the Hasbrouck Heights
Police Department at all other times.
Dog licenses must be obtained in
January of each year. The fee is $15 or $12 if altered. A $10 late charge is added to the
licensing fee if the license has not been obtained by the end of February. A
$20 late charge is added to the licensing fee if the license has not been obtained by the
end of May.
The Health Department
investigates all complaints about animals.
The Bergen County
Animal Shelter in Teterboro, New Jersey also provides free rabies immunizations. Call the
Animal Shelter at 201-229-4600 for more information on their vaccination clinic.
Emergencies (injured animal or wildlife that has invaded a home) should be directed to the
Hasbrouck Heights Police Department at 201-288-1000.
Complaints cover a wide range of areas from food establishment, lack of heat or hot water
in multiple dwellings, animal bites to humans, rodents, etc. Complainants contacting the
Department for assistance, should be prepared to leave their name, address and telephone
The Health Department routinely inspects licensed retail food establishments, pre-package
stores, mobile trucks and vending machines to insure compliance with the State Food
Regulations. Two full inspections plus spot checks are mandated by the Hasbrouck Heights
Board of Health. An on-going food sampling program of potentially hazardous food is
conducted monthly by the Department from retail food establishments. Public swimming pools
and tanning salons are also inspected.
Employees handling and preparing food in establishments serving the public are mandated to
take a course of instruction and pass a test to become a certified food handler, with a
renewal every 2 years.
Civil Unions and Marriage Licenses Applications
License Applications are taken by appointment only. Please call 201-288-1636 to make
and appointment.. There is a $28 license fee. A mandatory 72-hour waiting period is
required from application to the issuance of license. An applicant must live
in Hasbrouck Heights. Other requirements exist and applicants are encouraged to call
The Health Department maintains records of births, deaths and marriages that have occurred
in Hasbrouck Heights, dating back to 1906 for birth, marriage and death records.
Certificates for births, marriage and deaths which occurred in Hasbrouck Heights can only
be provided by our Department. (Records are kept in the Municipality where the event
occurred). Certified copies of vital statistics records cost $15 for each copy requested.
Call 201-288-1636 for more information.
Click here for Registrars
of Vital Statistics for each Municipality in New Jersey.
Adult Health Screenings Offered:
- Free consultation with a Registered Nurse, where weight, height, blood pressure and
life-style assessments are discussed to identify individual health risk factors.
Free program to identify residents with elevated blood pressure. No appointment is
necessary. Programs held on the 4th Thursday of the month at the Municipal Building,
320 Boulevard, from 10 A.M. to 1 P.M..
Influenza Vaccination - Conducted normally in October to provide
protection for the flu season. Administrated by the Board of Health and the Bergen County
Department of Health Services. Fees: Flu $20, Pneumonia $25, those over 65 years of
age Medicare Part B. Senior Flu Shots are available.
Child Health Clinic - Child Health Conference
A clinic where residents can bring their children up to 18 years old for nutritional
assessment, immunizations against childhood illnesses, evaluation of growth and
development, lead testing, counseling and referrals. Parents are to contact local Health
Department for information. Program conducted in conjunction with River Edge Health
Department. Free to Borough residents.
Please visit www.fishsmarteatsmartnj.org,
a NJ web page that helps you decide what is the right fish for you to eat. This page
contains information on freshwater, marine water and local waterbody advisories as well as
the benefits of eating fish. In addition, you can find out the current and past fish
consumption research that has been conducted by the New Jersey Division of Science,
Research and Technology as well as what is being done by neighboring states. ###