Health Department

Mission

The mission of the Health Department Health is to provide the residents of the Town of Cohasset with comprehensive, high-quality Public Health Services through the evaluation (and developing new) town policies, procedures, regulations, statements, and programs in the areas of Public Health Nursing, Environmental Health, and other Public Health disciplines.

Board of Health Public Meeting Tuesday, September 20, 2022 Document

State and Local Health Regulations

Health Topic Description Regulations/Procedures State/Local
Animals Rules and Regulations Governing Horses, Stables, Cloven-Hoffed Livestock, Fowl and Poultry Regulations (PDF) Local
Beaches
MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR BATHING BEACHES 
Regulations (PDF) State
Bodyworks Bodyworks Regulations Regulations (PDF) Local
Camps MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR RECREATIONAL CAMPS FOR CHILDREN  Regulations (PDF) State
Dumpsters Dumpster Regulation Regulations (PDF) Local
Food STATE SANITARY CODE CHAPTER X - MINIMUM SANITATION
STANDARDS FOR FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS
Regulations (PDF) State
Food U.S Public Health Service Food Code Regulations (PDF) Federal
Housing MINIMUM STANDARDS OF FITNESS FOR HUMAN HABITATION (STATE
SANITARY CODE, CHAPTER II)
Regulations (PDF) State
Nuisance COHASSET BOARD OF HEALTH NUISANCE REGULATION Regulations (PDF) Local
Pools MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR SWIMMING POOLS Regulations (PDF) State
Pools COHASSET REGULATIONS GOVERNING RESIDENTIAL
SWIMMING POOLS
Regulations (PDF) Local
Private Wells MA PRIVATE WELL GUIDELINES Guidelines (PDF) State
Private Wells MassDEP Guidance for Geothermal wells Guidelines (PDF) State
Private Wells Cohasset Well Regulations Regulations (PDF) Local
Title 5 Cohasset BOH Supplemental Rules and Regulations

Regulations (PDF) Local
Title 5 THE STATE ENVIRONMENTAL CODE, TITLE 5: STANDARD
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SITING, CONSTRUCTION, INSPECTION,
UPGRADE AND EXPANSION OF ON-SITE SEWAGE TREATMENT AND
DISPOSAL SYSTEMS AND FOR THE TRANSPORT AND DISPOSAL OF
SEPTAGE
Regulations (PDF) State
Tobacco  Regulations Restricting the Sale of Tobacco Products Regulations (PDF) Local
Underground Storage Tanks Underground Storage Tank Regulations Regulations (PDF) Local

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