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Town Clerk

501 Main Street South
(Room 202)

Southbury, CT 06488
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P:(203) 262-0657
Monday - Thursday:
8:00am - 4:30pm
Fri: 8:00am - 1:00pm

Dog Licenses


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In the State of Connecticut it is the law to license your dog in the Town Clerk's Office of the Town in which you reside as soon as the dog has reached the age of 6 months. Dogs are licensed each year during the month of June and licenses can be obtained in person or by mail.

Dog licensing in person:

Please bring the following items to Southbury Town Clerk's Office during regular business hours:

  • Dog license application - filled out and printed
  • Copy of your dog's current rabies certificate from the veterinarian
  • Copy of Spay / Neuter Certificate, if licensing a new or recently spayed/neutered dog
  • Appropriate fee (see fee schedule below) - cash, check or money order only

Dog licensing by mail:

Please mail the following items to Southbury Town Clerk's Office, 501 Main Street South, Southbury, CT 06488:

  • Dog license application - filled out and printed
  • Copy of your dog's current rabies certificate from the veterinarian
  • Copy of Spay / Neuter Certificate, if licensing a new or recently spayed/neutered dog
  • Appropriate fee (see fee schedule below) - check or money order only
  • A self-addressed, stamped envelope

We will return any documents of proof that are sent to us via mail.

Reminder

If you no longer have your dog or you're moving out of town, please remember to call the Town Clerk office at (203) 262-0657 so that we can remove your information from our records.

Fees

Neutered/Spayed Dogs $8.00
Non Neutered/Spayed Dogs  $19.00
Late licensing penalty $1.00 per month of fraction thereof, starting in July
Transfer of ownership $1.00 for new license tag if already licensed
Lost Tag 50¢
Change of residency (town) 50¢
Kennel License $50.00 (plus 10¢ per tag)
$100.00 (plus 10¢ per tag)
Guide Dog Free

The Town Clerk Office does not accept debit cards or credit cards.