Licensing Requirements for the City of Attleboro
|Here you will find all of the City ordinances|
Dog Licensing: Any person owning, keeping or having custody of any dog six (6) months of age or older shall cause it to be licensed annually during the licensing period. The term licensing shall include the registration, numbering, and description of the dog and shall be in the office of the City Clerk. The licensing period shall begin April first of each year and terminate thereafter on the thirty-first day of March, both dates inclusive. The owner of any dog may add descriptive words, not over ten (10) in number, upon the license form to further describe the dog. Whoever violates the provisions of this section by failing to license his or her dog shall be liable for a fine of Fifty ($50.00) dollars.
Kennel Licensing: Every person maintaining a Commercial Kennel or Private Kennel shall have a kennel license issued by the City Clerk. The licensing period shall begin April first of each year and terminate thereafter on the thirty-first day of March, both dates inclusive. Any owner or keeper of less than four dogs three months old or over who does not maintain a kennel may elect to secure a kennel license in lieu of licensing such dogs under Section 9-36 hereof and during such time as he does not license such dogs thereunder shall have a kennel license and shall be subject to this section and other sections and statutes pertaining to kennels to the same extent as though he were maintaining a kennel. The Animal Control Officer may inspect such kennel prior to the issuance of the license. Failure to obtain a kennel license shall be punishable by a fine of Two Hundred Fifty ($250.00) dollars.
|Related Licensing Fees:|
|Non Neutered Male||$20.00|
|Non Spayed Female||$20.00|
|Kennel (not more than 4 dogs)||$50.00|
|Kennel (more than 4, less than 10)||$75.00|
|Kennel (more than 10)||$125.00|