Board of Health


The Board of Health has authority to adopt rules and regulations to supplement existing laws, and rules and regulations to provide further public health protection than afforded by existing laws that generally provide protection for minimum standards. It is the responsibility of the Board of Health to investigate areas of public health concern and make such rules and regulations as it deems necessary.

The Board of Health is granted authority to make such rules and regulations pursuant to the M.G.L Chapter 111, Section 31 and 122 (Appendix B).