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These links will help get you started if you want to construct or renovate a food establishment, public swimming facility, pet shop, kennel, body art facility, beauty parlor or nail salon in Paramus:
If you need additional information please view our Forms, Licenses & Permits page.
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Learn how to request public records by visiting our Vital Records page.
The marriage/civil union license application is to be made in the New Jersey municipality in which either party resides and the license is valid throughout the State of New Jersey. More details are available on our Marriage Licenses page.
You may apply in the New Jersey municipality in which either person resides. The license is valid throughout the State of New Jersey. Additional information is available on the Civil Union page.
Pet licensing is part of our municipal rabies control program. Licensing has the added benefit of providing an easy way of identifying lost pets so they can be quickly returned to their proper owners. Learn more on the Dog & Cat Licensing page.
Learn about Operating a Kiosk or Cart Selling Food Procedures (PDF).
Information on making a health hazard complain can be found on the Environmental Health page.
For bites that occurred in Paramus, phone the Paramus Police Department at 201-262-3400 to make a report. The matter will be investigated and followed up by an Environmental Health Specialist. Additional information can be found on the Animal Bite Reports page.
The Paramus Board of Health provides a variety of preventive health services. For a list of available services please view the Clinical Services page.
No, the Borough of Paramus only allows mobile vendors, not stationary vendors. Mobile vendors move from location to location.
No, there is someone in the office all day from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm and we have coverage during lunch time.
Call the Police Department, they will determine if the street is a Paramus Road, County Road or State Road and will send to the appropriate agency.
No, the code states that food handlers are to wash hands and to not have direct contact with ready to eat foods. Food handlers need to wash hands and use tongs or tissues to transfer ready to eat foods. Gloves are not required but can be worn, it is more important that hands are washed as often as necessary.
Yes, the only license we cannot accept credit cards for is a dog or cat license because they are under a trust account.