Animal Licensing

By law, all dogs must be licensed with the Town of Colchester, Town Clerk's Office each year by April 1st. Rabies certificates and proof of spayed/neutering are required to license your pet. Please see below for fee schedule for dogs.

Dog Ordinance
Review the Ordinance (PDF) to learn more about specific dog policies.

Fee Schedule  (new fees as of January 1, 2016)
By April 1st Fees
  • Dog Neutered/Spayed - $15 per animal
  • Dog not Neutered/Spayed - $20 per animal
After April 1st Fees
  • Dog Neutered/Spayed - $20 per animal
  • Dog not Neutered/Spayed - $25 per animal
Ways to License/Renew Your Pet
  • In person with required fees and documentation
  • By mail with required fees and documentation
    • We will send you the tag and license back by mail