Health Department

The Borough of Ho-Ho-Kus Board of Health is where you may apply for a marriage license, obtain certified copies of birth, marriage and death certificates, and license your dog and/or cat as well as issue food licenses . The Borough utilizes Northwest Bergen Regional Health Commission for most Health Department Services. Please visit their site for important and useful health related resources and information.

If anyone is in need of a COVID test, you can call Borough Hall for a free test while supplies last.

Dog and Cat Licenses
May be obtained via by mail or at the Borough Hall:
Mon, Wed, Thur & Fri from 8:30am - 4:00pm; 
Tues - 8:30am - 6:00pm.
Licenses run from January 1 to December 31. All pets over the age of six months must obtain a license which requires a current rabies inoculation, good for the entire calendar year, certificate and proof of being spayed/neutered required to avoid additional State fee. The Borough has a "Scoop the Poop" Ordinance and a "Leash Law" for dogs. 

Rabies Clinic
2024 Rabies Clinic is scheduled for Thursday, February 15, 2024 from 6-7pm in the St. Lukes Church Parking Lot.

Marriage License
Marriage license applications are made by appointment only. Please call 201-652-4400, ext. 223 to schedule an appointment within 30 days of your marriage date. 
The cost for a marriage license is $28 payable by check or cash. Credit cards not accepted. You will need to provide the following:
- Two (2)  separate checks
     (1) check for $25.00  and (1) for $3.00 both payable to the Borough of Ho-Ho-Kus 
- Both persons need to bring in a copy of their Driver's License and Birth Certificate
-  A witness over 18 years of age

CERTIFIED Birth/Death/Marriage COPIES - Refer to Forms & Applications section or call for more info 201-652-4400 ext. 223 

Well Baby Clinic - There is an interlocal agreement with the Borough of Waldwick that offers a Well Baby Clinic by appointment only on Tuesdays from 9 -12 PM.
Please call Dana for more details - 201-445-7217 ext. 223

Health Officer  - Namitha Reddy
Phone: 201-445-7217

Health Inspector - Steven Salerno

Health Department

Name Title
Joan Herve RMC / CMR Registrar