According to the City code it is unlawful for any pet owner to fail to provide any dog or cat six (6) months of age or older with a current pet license.  The owner of any dog or cat must also have in his possession a current rabies vaccination tag showing that such animal has been vaccinated against rabies. Failure to license your pet may result in fines, penalties and/or citations. For more information from the City Code, click here.
Licensing is also an important means of identification and can help you find your pet if it becomes lost. 

How To Obtain A Pet License

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To purchase an animal license, Click here or use the button above to access our online permitting servicer, Cityworks. Depending on the license type you may need the following:

  1. Proof of rabies vaccination
  2. Proof of sterilization (alteration) information from your veterinarian

Licenses are issued for a term of one year or for the lifetime of the pet depending on the license type. If you have more than six (6) pets (cats and/or dogs), you are required to obtain a Kennel/Cattery license and must apply in person.  Any property used as a kennel/cattery site must be in compliance with the City zoning laws.


Animal Type License Fee
Altered Lifetime $45
Altered Yearly $5
Unaltered Yearly $125
Kennel $100
Breeder - Requires Kennel License $100