Environmental Division

The Environmental Health Division of the Cape May County Health Department functions to ensure the health of the residents of Cape May County. This division enforces compliance of the laws governing environmental and public health and acts as a liaison for many state, county, and local boards of health regarding these regulations.

The division's responsibilities include periodic inspections of a wide array of facilities and sites and responses to complaints received by the public pertaining to any environmental and/or public health safety problem. Investigations of the complaints cover numerous fields which include:
  • Air pollution
  • Hazardous substances in ground water
  • Heating problems in multi-unit dwellings
  • Insect and rodent control
  • Noise pollution
  • Noxious weeds
  • Surface water pollution