Health & Vital Statistics
HEALTH & VITAL STATISTICS DIVISION
NEW OFFICE HOURS:
TEL: 609-386-0200 ext. 137
PUBLIC HEALTH MEETINGS:
OTHER PUBLIC AFFAIRS DIVISIONS:
HEALTH & VITAL STATISTICS
The Director of the Division of Health & Vital Statistics is the Registrar of Vital Statistics. This Division operates under the supervision of the Mayor, Administrator and according to City Ordinance and State regulations. They perform all appropriate functions to issue and keep records of City of Burlington vital statistics, licensure of food services, and licensure of pet dogs. The Division activities include:
Vital records are kept of all births, deaths and marriages occurring within the City of Burlington. Contact the Registrar to obtain certified copies of:
The cost for a Certified Record is:
$25.00 first copy
If you are planning to get married in the City of Burlington, you will need to contact the Registrar of Vital Statistics. Marriage licenses must be applied for in the town where the bride lives, unless her residency is out of state, in which case you must apply in the town where the marriage is going to take place. Couples must bring with them:
Marriage License Application Fee: $28.00.
Blood tests are no longer required. There is a 72-hour waiting period from date of application to date of issuance, excluding the day of the wedding.
Proposed food service owners, contact the Registrar to obtain the Application for Food Establishment Licenses. Fees vary, please call for further information Tue–Fri 10 am–4 pm 609-386-0200 ext. 137.
The Division of Animal Control does not issue dog licenses. All dogs living in the City of Burlington over the age of 6 months must be licensed annually. Cats need not be licensed. Dog licenses are available from the Health Division / Registrar of Vital Statistics, 9am–5pm Tue–Fri at:
City Hall Municipal Offices
Be prepared to provide:
Dog License Fees are:
Dogs spayed or neutered: $8.00/yr.
Dog licenses should be renewed each calendar year during the month of January! After that, registrations will incur a late fee of $15.00. The Division of Animal Control does not issue dog licenses, and Licenses are no longer offered at Keegan Center.
NOTE: The Division of Health and Vital Statistics may not prepare lists or statistical analyses from City Records.
City Hall 525 High St. Burlington NJ 08016 • TEL 609-386-0200