Town of Dover, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the Town of Dover 7-27-1970 as Art. 20 of the 1969 Revised Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Board of Health legislation — See Part III.

§ 25-1 Board of Health established.

There shall be in and for the Town of Dover a Board of Health, in accordance with "An Act to establish in this State Boards of Health and a Bureau of Vital Statistics and to define their respective powers and duties," approved March 31, 1887, and the acts supplementary thereto and amendatory thereof.[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 26:3-1 et seq.

§ 25-2 Membership; appointment; terms; vacancies.

[Amended 12-26-1972; 5-28-1996 by Ord. No. 19-1996; 2-10-2004 by Ord. No. 4-2004]
Said Board of Health shall consist of seven members and one alternate member to be appointed by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the Town of Dover pursuant to N.J.S.A. 26:3-3.
All members of the Board of Health shall hold said office for the term of three years, except in the case of vacancies. The terms shall be so arranged to insure that the terms of not more than three members shall expire in any one year. Members appointed to fill a vacancy caused otherwise than by the expiration of the term of office shall fill the vacancy for the unexpired term only.
The alternate member of the Board of Health shall hold said office for a period of two years. A vacancy occurring otherwise than by expiration of term shall be filled for the unexpired term only.

§ 25-3 Other officers.

Said Board of Health shall appoint a Registrar of Vital Statistics, Clerk and Sanitary Inspector, and it may also appoint such officers or assistants as said Board of Health may deem necessary. All appointees of said Board of Health shall be governed by the rules of said Board, and they may be removed for cause by said Board. The police officers of the Town of Dover shall be special sanitary inspectors, and they shall promptly report to the Board of Health every violation of the health ordinances of the Town of Dover which may come within their observation or knowledge.

§ 25-4 Debt within limit of appropriation.

Said Board of Health shall not contract any debts of any kind beyond the amount of the appropriation first made for its use by the Mayor and Aldermen.

§ 25-5 Fees for copies of records.

[Added 3-22-1994 by Ord. No. 9-1994]
Fees for copies of vital statistics records shall be as follows:
Vital Statistics
Copy of birth certificate
Copy of death certificate
Copy of marriage certificate