Under NJ State law, residents must license their dogs and under Local law license their cats.
Renewal period of your pet license(s) is January, after January 31st, there is an additional fee of $5.00 and after February 28th there is an additional fee of $10.00. An exception to the additional fees applies to those residents whose pet is newly acquired or recently moved into the community.
New residents must obtain their pet license(s) within 30 days. To register your pet you must provide proof of rabies vaccination and proof of spaying or neutering. With respect to the rabies vaccination, State regulation requires that the vaccination carry through to November of the licensing year.
The cost for pet license(s) are as follows:
- Spayed or neutered dogs $14.00
- Unaltered $18.00
- Spayed or neutered cats $13.00
- Unaltered cats $14.00
Municipal Clerk’s office is open on the second and fourth Saturday of January from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM for the sale of pet license(s).
Residents can also deposit their pet license application and fee in the drop off box located in the front of the municipal building next to the US mail box.