137 Main Street
Andover, NJ 07821
Phone: (973) 786-6688
Fax: (973) 786-7231
email: clerk@andoverboroughnj.org
Hours: Monday - Friday : 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Closed on Fridays from Memorial Day to Labor Day)

Board of Health

The regular meeting dates of the Andover Borough Board of Health shall be at the same time as and coincide with the regular meetings of the Mayor and Council for the calendar year 2024 starting and effective Monday, March 11, 2024. Those meetings are scheduled to be held at the Borough Hall, located at 137 Main Street, Andover, beginning at 7 p.m. on the following dates: The meeting dates for 2024 are as follows: 3/11, 3/20, 4/8, 5/13, 6/10, 6/19, 7/8, 8/12, 9/9, 9/18, 10/15, 11/12, 12/9, 12/26. Official actions may be taken and executive sessions may be held. Official actions may be taken. Executive sessions may be held.

  • Retail Food Handler Licensing:

All businesses preparing and/or selling food items to include all prepackaged food items (water, candy etc.) are required to file for RFHL annually no later than August 1st of each year. -click here

  • Dog Licensing and Animal Control:

Dog licensing is required annually after January 1st of each year. Proof of rabies vaccination through November of licensing year is required.
Regular License: $10
NON Spayed or neutered: $13.00
*Proof of spaying/neutering required for initial license to avoid additional $3 fee.
*Failure to license with result in $5 per month late fee applied after February 10th of the licensing year-click here

Alan DeCarolis, Animal Control:

daytime/weekday call Borough Hall 973-786-6688
evening/weekends call: New Jersey State Police to dispatch as appropriate 973-383-1514

  • Soil Boring

Application and fee must be submitted prior to observation, inspection and/or recording of a soil boring test by the Borough of Andover-click here


Septic System Information

To obtain SEPTIC RECORD INFORMATION click on the following link and follow these directions:
“Sussex County Public Records link: https://www.sussex.nj.us/cn/webpage.cfm?TPID=15212&utm_source=healthhome&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=PublicRecords

*Once you have accessed the website, read disclaimed and agreed to terms, follow these instructions:

  • Pull down “select search type” screen and click on “Public Access – Septic and Well”

  • Municipal Name: Andover Borough

  • Municipal Code: 1901

  • Block: (enter property block)

  • Lot: (enter property lot)

Top Four Things You Can Do To Protect Your Septic System

1. Inspect and pump your system every three years.
2. Use water efficiently.
3. Don’t dispose of non-biodegradable items or household hazardous wastes in sinks or toilets.
4. Care for your drain field.

*From A Homeowner’s Guide to Septic Systems
*Published on SCBOH Website


Sussex County Health Dept. Community Info

1. Tick Flyer
2. Prostate Cancer Poster
3. Opioid Epidemic Symposiums
4. Mens Cancer Screening Clinic
5. Heart Fast Facts
6. Heart Disease Quiz
7. Heart Awareness
8. Flu flyer fall 2019


County Rabies Clinic Schedule