The Health Department is responsible for enforcing numerous State Sanitary and Environmental Codes as mandated by State law.In addition to the mandated state regulations, the Health Department is responsible for the enforcement of local regulations.
A variety of inspections are conducted by the Environmental Division to determine compliance with said codes.Facilities and establishments inspected include, but are not limited to:
Food Service Establishments
Rental Housing Units and Lead Paint Determinations
Body Art Establishments
Public and Semi-public Swimming Pools
Private Subsurface Sewage Disposal Systems (Title V)
Bathing Beaches (during the summer months)
Recreational Camps for Children
Plan review for new construction or renovations of establishments
Environmental Tobacco Smoke Regulations
In addition to inspections, the Environmental Division investigates complaints of rodent infestations, rubbish, noise and general nuisance complaints.
Beverly Health Department • 90 Colon Street • Beverly, MA 01915 • Phone: (978) 921-8591 • Fax: (978) 922-5695