Board of Health

Our Mission:

The Norwell Board of Health is dedicated to the protection of public health within the community. In order to reach this goal the Board of Health is involved in many areas including:

  • Septic system soil evaluations, perc test witnessing, septic plan review, installation inspections
  • Food establishment inspections and plan reviews
  • Health complaint investigations
  • Nuisance complaints
  • Inspections of recreational camps
  • Swimming pool and spa inspections - public and semi-public
  • Massage therapy establishment inspections
  • Tanning salon inspections
  • Trash collection and recycling
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Wells
  • Mosquito Control
  • Tobacco Control Program enforcement
  • Air quality control
  • Immunization Programs with Norwell VNA

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Brian Flynn, R.S. Health Agent
R. Benjamin Margro Administrator

Board Members

Name Title
Peter M. Dillon Chair (2017)
Mary E. Doherty Vice Chair (2018)
John O. Litchfield Clerk (2019)
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