All dogs and cats over the age of four months are required to be licensed. Licenses must be transferred for a dog or cat to a new owner within 5 days of the transfer by notifying the Finance Department.
Animal Licensing Period
Licenses are valid for the calendar year (January 1 to December 31st).
Reapplication for a license can be made until March 1st of each year without assessment of a fee surcharge.
Applications are available at the Finance Department and the Clinton Human Society. No license shall be issued to a person under the age of 18. The application must be made within 30 days of obtaining the animal, or at age four months of the animal.
Items Needed for Application
Current rabies certificate from a licensed veterinarian which contains the tag number and expiration date of the rabies vaccine, or an exemption letter from a veterinarian.
Evidence the animal has or has not been sprayed or neutered.
Evidence that the animal has or has not been microchipped.
Name, color, sex and breed of dog or cat.
Name, address, phone number and date of birth for the owner.