All Dog Licenses are due by March 1st every year. Any license(s) issued after the registration period shall be subject to the Administrative Late Fee of $5.00 per month. (General By-Laws Article 68- Subsection 68.3.3).
Failure to obtain a dog license as required, shall result in a fine of $50.00 per calendar month in which a violation occurs constituting a seperate offense. Said citation will be issued by (68.3.4) Animal Control.
* Fees are non-refundable
|Individual dog license fee (fixed)||$12.00|
|Individual dog license fee (unfixed)||$20.00|
|Kennel License Fees:|
|10 or fewer dogs||$65.00|
|26 or more dogs||$300.00|
|Kennel license application fee*||$100.00|
|Kennel license amendment application fee*||$50.00|
|License administrative late fee||$5.00 per month|
|Replacement tag fee||$2.00|
|Dangerous dog surcharge|
|Impoundment administrative fee||$5.00 per day|
All dog by-laws can be viewed on the Town Website by going to the General By- LawsSections 68 and 72. A copy is also on file at the Town Clerk's Office.
No fee shall be charged for any individual dog license where the owner of the dog is a person that is at least seventy(70) years old and submits to the Town Clerk, goverment-issued documentation that demonstrates said age. Documentation in support of a reduced price or fee must be provided to the Town Clerk at the time that the license is issued; no refund shall be issued in response to such documentation being provided subsequent to the issuance of an individual license.
In order to issue a license we must have a current rabies certificate on file. Please provide the current rabies certificate when licensing your dog(s).
You may license by mail by providing the following:
- Current Rabies Certificate.
- A check made payable to the Town of Dartmouth. Please include your phone number on the check.
- Return addressed envelope including postage.
If you have any questions, please contact the Town Clerk's Office at (508) 910-1800.