Dog Licences

Dog Licenses

All residents who own a dog (or multiple dogs) must license their pet(s) annually and attach a license tag to each pet. Licenses can be purchased at the Municipal Office, 2 Fifth St, Balmertown ON.

See the chart below for licensing fees

Kennel License

Any person applying for an annual kennel license must contact the Bylaw Enforcement Officer. Any proposed kennel facilities must comply with the zoning by-law, building code and applicable business licensing.

Renewing a License

Licenses expire every January and can be renewed at the Municipal Office. A new dog tag will be issued during the renewal. Residents renewing after the renewal deadline may be subject to additional fees.

License and Renewal Fees


Fees 2022

Fees 2023

Spayed or Neutered $17 TBD
Non-Spayed or Non-Neutered $32 TBD
Additional Dog in excess of 2 $100 per dog TBD
Replacement Tag $5 TBD
Transfer Owner Fee $5 TBD
Late Licensing Fee $10 TBD
Working Dog $0 TBD

Pound Fees


Fees 2022

Fees 2023

1st Offense $80 TBD
2nd Offense $155 TBD
3rd and Additional Offense(s) $205 TBD
Daily Maintenance Fee (Excludes day of pickup) $35 TBD
Destroy Dog $200 TBD
Surrender Fee $100 TBD
After Hours Release Fee $20 TBD
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