Public Service

Public Service Duties

The Public Service Department is responsible for a range of public needs, including:
  • Animal control- Effective May 1, 2021, all Animal Control calls will go to the Howell Township Police Department at 732-938-4575
  • Dog / cat licensing
  • Festival licenses for food handlers
  • Health related complaints
  • Kennel / pet shop licensing
  • Mobile
  • Park n ride permits
  • Restaurant
  • Well and septic permits

Important Reminder to Residents

All dogs either inside or outside the home must have a license. This is a New Jersey State Law. You must register your cat every year whether the cat is an inside or outside cat. For more information visit the pet licensing and permits page.