Environmental Health

Enforcing regulations pertaining to environmental and consumer health and safety.

The Environmental Health Division is staffed by Registered Environmental Health Specialists (REHS) licensed by the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services. They are responsible for protecting the health and well-being of the residents of Mount Olive and its contractual municipalities by providing State-mandated services as described below. ​

  • Well inspections
  • Septic System Inspections
  • Multi-Dwelling Inspections
  • Recreational Bathing Inspections
  • Retail Food Establishment Inspections
  • Health Certificate Inspections
  • Kennel/Pet Shop Inspections
  • Massage Parlor Inspections
  • Tattoo Parlor Inspections
  • Youth Camp Inspections
  • Campground Inspections
  • Noise Investigations
  • Public Health Nuisance Investigations
  • Individual Well Water Testing.

The Health Department is involved in the  issuance of the following licenses and/or permits:

  • Food and Drink Licenses - due for renewal every July
  • Pool Licenses - due every May
  • Vending Machine Licenses - due every January
  • Tattoo Parlor Licenses - due every January
  • Septic Installer's Licenses - due every January
  • Solid Waste Hauler's Licenses - due every January
  • Licenses to Operate Individual Septic Disposal Systems - due every three years
  • Health Certificates - issued when renting a home in Mt. Olive which has a well and/or septic
  • Septic Permits - required for any work on septic systems
  • Well Permits - required for any work on wells
  • Certificates of Habitability - required for apartments before each occupancy

For additional information please contact the Health Department at 973-691-0900, Ext. 7330

Staff Contacts

Chief Registered Environmental Health Specialist
(973) 691-0900 ext. 7320
Assistant Health Officer/Deputy Director of Health
(973) 691-0900 ext. 7355
Senior Registered Environmental Health Specialist
(973) 691-0900 ext. 7516