All dogs and cats 7 months and older must be licensed each year between January 1st and March 1st.
New residents are required to license pets within 30 days of residency, with the exception of pets previously licensed in other New Jersey municipalities during the current calendar year
Penalty fees for late renewal:
After March 1st - $10 per pet
After April 1st - $15 per pet
After May 1st - $20 per pet
All pets shall have their own license tag number
City ordinance limits the number of pets by one owner to a total of six
Licenses may not be renewed if the rabies vaccination status does not meet the State Department of Health requirement - rabies vaccinations must not expire prior to November 1st of the current license year. See the Rabies Vaccination Waiver below for exceptions.