Health Officer: Namitha Reddy
(908) 231-7155
Registrar of Vital Statistics: Cindy Danois (908) 769-2907
 

Point of contact for food safety inspections, rabies clinics, public health nuisance complaints, public swimming pool inspections, annual health fairs, and North Plainfield Tobacco Age of Sale Program.


The Somerset County Department of Health is the health department for the Borough of North Plainfield. For more information on the health department and services provided, such as childhood immunization clinics and flu vaccination clinic schedules, please contact the Somerset County Department of Health at (908) 231-7155, between the hours of 8:30 AM- 4:30 PM, Monday to Friday or visit their website at www.co.somerset.nj.us/health

For recycling questions or supplies, cat/dog licenses, marriage license applications, death certificates, food licensing and inspections, please call (908) 769-2907.

The Borough does have a local ordinance regarding leash control for dogs and removal of feces. Rabies vaccination and licensing is required for dogs and cats. Ord. # 382, 55.1, 5.2, 5.3.1

Marriage License Requirements - English

Marriage Application Form

Marriage License Requirements - Spanish


Animal Control Services: Plainfield Area Humane Society

The Community Visiting Nurse Association of Somerville is offering a free health clinic for all non-insured children residing in North Plainfield from 0-18 years old. The clinic is open the last Wednesday of each month at the Vermeule Mansion . To make an appointment, dial 908-725-9355 and speak with Joanne.

Pet Licensing – It is very important to get your pet licensed. Licensing provides an immediate confirmation that the pet is vaccinated against Rabies and can assist in returning your pet should it become lost. Licensing fees also support spay/neutering clinics. To register dogs: Please provide current rabies vaccination record and spay/neuter information. Also required is owner info, driver’s license, pet Information. To register cats: Same as for dogs. Fees: Spayed/neutered dogs: $22.20 – non spayed/neutered - $25.20 Spayed/neutered cats: $13.00 – non spayed/neutered - $16.00 A free Rabies Clinic is offered once a year – It is typically held on the Saturday morning before Thanksgiving, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (at the discretion of the Vet), North Plainfield Firehouse – 8 Lincoln Place (Borough Hall) Please visit or call the Health Department for more information.

JFK Medical Center
Overlook Hospital
Somerset Medical Center
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Upcoming Events (90 Days)
Monday 18 January 2021
All day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Borough Hall and Schools Closed
Tuesday 19 January 2021
5:30PM
National Moment of Unity and Remembrance
7:00PM - 8:30PM
Eating Well on A Budget with Healthy Food
7:30PM
Parks & Rec Meeting
7:30PM
Council Meeting
7:30PM
Library Advisory Committee Meeting
Wednesday 20 January 2021
All day
Inauguration Day
7:00PM
Board of Adjustment
7:30PM
Board of Education
Thursday 21 January 2021
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Virtual Book Discussion Salon: "The Eyre Affair" by Jasper Fforde
Friday 22 January 2021
10:00AM - 2:00PM
FREE COVID-!( TESTING
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Online Job Searching
Saturday 23 January 2021
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Food Bank Open today
Monday 25 January 2021
7:30PM
Council Meeting
Tuesday 26 January 2021
7:00PM - 8:00PM
George Washington's Winter Encampments And the Winning of American Independence
7:00PM
Historic Preservation Commission Meeting
Wednesday 27 January 2021
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Self-Care - Filling Up Your Cup
7:00PM
Planning Board
Friday 29 January 2021
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Meet the Author: Ana Homayoun: Social Media Wellness (grades 6-12 and caregivers)
Sunday 31 January 2021
12:30PM
Neighbors Feeding Neighbors
Monday 1 February 2021
7:00PM - 8:00PM
A Black News Service for America: Presented by Dr. Lawrence Hogan
Tuesday 2 February 2021
All day
Groundhog Day
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Manage Stress, Manage Your Heart Health
Wednesday 3 February 2021
7:00PM
Board of Adjustment
7:30PM
Board of Education
Thursday 4 February 2021
All day
Rosa Parks Day
6:00PM
Architectural Design Review Board
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Frederick Douglass’s Relevance For the 21st Century’s Black Lives Matter Protests
Saturday 6 February 2021
8:00AM - 12:00PM
E-Waste Drop-off
8:00AM - 2:00PM
First Saturday Drop-off
Monday 8 February 2021
5:00PM
Shade Tree Advisory Board
7:30PM
Council Meeting
Tuesday 9 February 2021
7:00PM - 8:00PM
The Civil Rights Movement and Organized Labor
Wednesday 10 February 2021
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Webinar Búsqueda de Empleo: Clases en línea para hispanohablantes
7:00PM
Planning Board
Friday 12 February 2021
All day
Lincoln's Birthday - Borough Hall Closed
All day
Chinese New Year
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Lincoln: Our Most Inspirational President?
Sunday 14 February 2021
All day
Valentine's Day
Monday 15 February 2021
All day
Presidents Day
Wednesday 17 February 2021
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Harriet Hemmings and the Pursuit of Happiness: The Story of Thomas Jefferson’s Enslaved Daughter
7:00PM
Board of Adjustment
7:30PM
Board of Education
Thursday 18 February 2021
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Virtual Book Discussion Salon: "Educated" by Tara Westover
Saturday 20 February 2021
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Food Bank Open Today
Monday 22 February 2021
7:30PM
Council Meeting
Tuesday 23 February 2021
7:00PM - 8:00PM
The World Changed, so Did the Music
7:00PM
Historic Preservation Commission Meeting
Wednesday 24 February 2021
7:00PM
Planning Board
Thursday 25 February 2021
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Representative John Lewis Joins the Pantheon of Our Strong Black Ancestors
Friday 26 February 2021
All day
Purim
Saturday 27 February 2021
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Food Bank Open Today
Sunday 28 February 2021
12:30PM
Neighbors Feeding Neighbors
Tuesday 2 March 2021
All day
Read Across America Day
Wednesday 3 March 2021
7:00PM
Board of Adjustment
7:30PM
Board of Education
Thursday 4 March 2021
6:00PM
Architectural Design Review Board
Friday 5 March 2021
All day
Employee Appreciation Day
Saturday 6 March 2021
8:00AM - 12:00PM
E-Waste Drop-off
8:00AM - 2:00PM
First Saturday Drop-off
Monday 8 March 2021
5:00PM
Shade Tree Advisory Board
7:30PM
Council Meeting
Wednesday 10 March 2021
7:00PM
Planning Board
Sunday 14 March 2021
All day
Daylight Savings Time Starts!
Tuesday 16 March 2021
7:30PM
Library Advisory Committee Meeting
Wednesday 17 March 2021
All day
St. Patrick's Day
7:00PM
Board of Adjustment
7:30PM
Board of Education
Saturday 20 March 2021
All day
Spring Begins!
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Food Bank Open Today
Monday 22 March 2021
7:30PM
Council Meeting
Wednesday 24 March 2021
7:00PM
Planning Board
Saturday 27 March 2021
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Food Bank Open Today
Sunday 28 March 2021
All day
First Day Of Passover
12:30PM
Neighbors Feeding Neighbors
Tuesday 30 March 2021
7:00PM
Historic Preservation Commission Meeting
Thursday 1 April 2021
6:00PM
Architectural Design Review Board
Friday 2 April 2021
All day
Good Friday - Borough Hall Closed
Saturday 3 April 2021
8:00AM - 12:00PM
E-Waste Drop-off
8:00AM - 2:00PM
First Saturday Drop-off
Sunday 4 April 2021
All day
Last Day of Passover
All day
Easter
Tuesday 6 April 2021
All day
National Library Workers' Day
Wednesday 7 April 2021
7:00PM
Board of Adjustment
7:30PM
Board of Education
Monday 12 April 2021
5:00PM
Shade Tree Advisory Board
7:30PM
Council Meeting
Tuesday 13 April 2021
All day
Ramadan Starts
Wednesday 14 April 2021
7:00PM
Planning Board
Thursday 15 April 2021
All day
Tax Day
Saturday 17 April 2021
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Food Bank Open Today

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