The Atlantic County Environmental Health Unit is responsible for investigating and monitoring environmental health concerns in all Atlantic County municipalities except for Atlantic City.
201 South Shore Road, Stillwater Building
New Jersey
United States
+1 (609) 645-5971 +1 (609) 645-5923

Department of Human Services

Division of Public Health

Environmental Health

Kennels, Pet Shops, Shelter and Pound Inspection Program

The Environmental Health Unit permits and inspects kennels, pet shops, animal shelters and pounds. All new facilities must submit a plan of the facility for review and approval to the Environmental Health Unit prior to operation. Permitted businesses are then inspected once a year or more frequently if necessary. Legal References: N.J.S.A. 4:19-15.2A N.J.A.C. 8:23A-1 et seq.

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