Certified copies of certificates of births, deaths, and marriages, occurring in Fort Lee, can be obtained either by phone or written request at the rate of $25 for the first copy and $2 for each additional copy.
Please call for an appointment to apply for a marriage license. Marriage license applications are taken from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays. The Registrar is also open from 4 to 6 on the first Tuesday of each month by appointment only for marriage licenses. A 72-hour waiting period is required from application to issuance. One applicant must be a resident of Fort Lee. There is a $28 fee.
Applicants are encouraged to call the Registrar at 201-592-3500, ext. 1510 for details.
All dogs and cats over the age of 6 months must be licensed. Renewal of dog and cat licenses are due by January 31 each year. The owner must show proof of rabies vaccination in order to receive a license. A late fee of $10 will be charged by March 1st.
The Environmental Health Department is available to answer questions or complaints that residents have regarding:
Air water and noise pollution
West Nile Virus
Surveillance of the West Nile Virus is through State testing of mosquitoes and recently deceased crows, hawks, and falcons. It is requested that residents advise the Health Department of any dead birds. The Bergen County Mosquito Commission is concentrating on preventing mosquito breeding. Residents are asked to assist by checking their own properties for any items that hold water such as:
Either discard them or turn them over so they cannot accumulate standing water.
The Medical Reserve Corps needs health care professionals to volunteer for emergencies, these include:
See the Medical Reserve Corps for more information.