E-Permits & Licenses
The Butler Board of Health has instituted E-Permits and E-Licensing. This allows residents and business owners to apply for permits and licenses from the convenience of their home or office.

Residents: Apply for your Dog and cat Licenses online. (Tags and licenses will be mailed to your home.)
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Business Owners: Apply for your Board of Health Food and Pool Licenses online. Click here for more info


Prepare Your Pets for Disasters - Click here for info and FEMA flyer

Visit North Jersey Community Animal Shelter
Adopt a Pet TODAY!
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Covid-19 Vaccine Information for you and your family

Covid-19 Community Update 10-19-2021
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Fall Rabies Clinic Schedule - click here for full schedule

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HOURS: Monday - Friday – 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Stefanie Schmidt, Administrative Assistant   973-838-7200 ext. 237
Public Health Nurse Tuesdays and Thursdays 973-838-7200 ext. 234
Peter Tabbot, Rockaway Township Health Officer  973-983-2848
James Breiten, Rockaway Township REHS  973-983-2848
Lisa Perry, Bloomingdale Animal Control Officer 973-838-8959
                 Download Health Forms and Applications in the Form Center                        
  • Pet Licensing / Animal Control, shared Services with Bloomingdale
    • Pet licenses may be purchased through the mail by printing the application and enclosing proof of rabies vaccination and license fee or dropped off in person. A $5 late fee per dog renewal begins March 1st.
    • Summonses issued by Bloomingdale Animal Control for unlicensed pets
    • Free yearly rabies clinics
  • Nursing, shared Service with Rockaway Township
    • Child and Adult Health Clinics are held on the 4th Tuesday of each month, by appointment only, for families who are uninsured or underinsured with financial need
    • Free yearly influenza immunization clinics to those with or without insurance
    • Investigations and records of all communicable diseases
  • Health Officer/ REHS, Shared Services with Rockaway Township
    • Inspections of all restaurants and food establishments
    • Follow ups on complaints relating to food establishments
    • Yearly licenses for food establishments, pools, massage and body art parlors
    • Permits and inspections for wells and septic systems
    • Water quality analysis and reporting of all public bathing areas
    • Investigations and records of all health complaints


The Board of Health includes: Suzanne Finelli (President),
 Larry Donargo, Ed Vath, Jennifer Jeski, Dana Croker, Britni Morley and Stefanie Schmidt (Secretary).

The Board of Health meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month (Sept. - June) at 6:30 p.m. in the Library Conference Room at the Butler Public Library, 1 Ace Rd. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Board has been meeting at the Butler Fire House at 28 Carey Avenue.