Middletown Township

Health Department

Director Rich DeBenedetto
180 Main Street, Port Monmouth, NJ 07758
Phone: 732-615-2095  |Fax: 732-671-8697
Contact Us

OFFICE HOURS 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The Health Department oversees Public Health Issues, Environmental Concerns, Animal Control, Vital Statistics, Substance Abuse Services and Social Services.

Animal Control Emergencies:
732-615-2097/2094 Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm  - OR - the Police Department 732-615-2100 after 4:00 pm, on weekends, or during holidays.

The Registrar's Office hours for applying for marriage, civil union, domestic partnership, remarriage and reaffirmation of a civil union and all certified copies of vital records are performed BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.  Please allow at least a minimum of (1) one month with a maximum of (6) six months before the scheduled wedding, civil union, domestic partnership, reaffirmation of a civil union or remarriage license to obtain an appointment to ensure any conflict with your intended ceremony day.

The Health Department administers and enforces local health ordinances. Responsibilities of this department include:

  • Maintaining and administering records of vital statistics, including births, deaths, and marriages in accordance with state law
  • Planning and administering a comprehensive public health program including environmental sanitation, communicable disease control, child and adult health education, laboratory services.
  • Operating programs and activities for mosquito and rodent control, and administering dog regulations
  • Public recreational bathing, Septic, Well, Kennel/Pet Shop, Retail food establishment inspections

Vital Statistics | Marriage/Civil Union License | Domestic Partner | Marriage, Birth & Death Records | Animal Control/Licensing | Reporting Dead Deer | Home Generated Medical Waste | Communicable Diseases | Substance Abuse Services  | Social Services