Board of Health
Regular meetings are held quarterly on the second
the month at 6:30 pm in the Hamburg Borough Municipal Meeting Room.
All meeting minutes and agenda are available
at the Municipal Building for public viewing during normal business
Members - 2013
Linda Adams - Chairman
Dr. Peter Karas - Vice Chairman
Dorothy Kays - Member
Paula Marino - Member
Rachael Evans-Sweeney - Member
Doreen Schott - Board Secretary
Kurt Bockbrader - Sussex County Inspector
Meeting Dates - 2013
The Board of Health uses the services of
the Sussex County Heath Department for all health related
issues. Please contact the Sussex County Health Department by
calling (973) 579-0370 or visit their website
for all information related to health screening and services.
Food Handlers Permit
All food establishments within the
boundaries of the Borough of Hamburg are required to obtain a
Food Handlers Permit Yearly. Any business that is new, renovated
or has change of ownership must get approval from the Sussex
County Health Office prior to the Borough of Hamburg issuing a
Food Handlers License Application
The County of Sussex is please to announce that it will now be
providing web access to food inspections conducted by the
Department of Environmental and Public Health Services.
Inspections conducted from January 1, 2011 forward will now be
available to the public by following the link for "Food
Inspection Results Online" on the County's website
and clicking on the "Search Inspections"
For more information click
The Department of Environmental Protection has established a
toll-free telephone hotline number (1-877-WARNDEP) you can use
to report environmental incidents, abuses and complaints in New
Jersey or impacting it. Visit
www.nj.gov/dep/warndep.htm for more information.
With the warm weather soon approaching, mosquito breeding may
soon begin. For more information on how to reduce the mosquito
annoyance around your home or in your area go to
www.state.nj.us/dep/mosquito/owners.htm. You can also visit
your local hardware department store (I.E.: Home Depot, Lowes)
to purchase larvacides to control immature mosquitoes.
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All dogs and cats six months of age or
older are required by law to be licensed annually by
January 31st. A license will not be issued if the
current rabies vaccination expires before November 1, 2013.
Failure to license your animal(s)
will result in monthly $5.00 late fee beginning February 1st.
The purpose of licensing is to ensure that
all animals have received their rabies vaccination.
Please click on
Licensing/Renewal Notice form, and submit in person or
by mail to:
Borough of Hamburg
16 Wallkill Avenue
Hamburg, NJ 07419
Attn.: Kathy Garrett
Be sure to include the following:
||January 14, 2014 (Reorganization)
Please be reminded that Borough ordinance 70-12 states "no
person owning, keeping or harboring any dog shall or permit it
to be upon the public street or any public place of the Borough
of Hamburg unless such dog is accompanied by a person over the
age of 12 years and is securely confined by an adequate leash
not more than 6 feet long".
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proof of current rabies vaccination (a license cannot be
issued if the rabies vaccination expires before November 1,
a check payable to: Borough of Hamburg.
The fee is $8.20 for dogs and cats that
have been spayed or neutered and $11.20 for dogs and cats
that have not been spayed or neutered
if this is a new dog or cat (6 months or
older) that is being registered for the first time, please fill
out the form and include it with you payment as well as proof of
neutering and current rabies certificate
a self-addressed stamped envelope must be
provided for the license to be returned by mail