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License Requirements

Licensing Ordinance

All dogs 4 months of age and older and residing in the City of Hawthorne are required to have a current rabies vaccination and be licensed annually with the City of Hawthorne.

View the complete City of Hawthorne ordinance

Due Date

Payment for your license is due on or before June 30th.

A late fee is added to the license fee if your license is not purchased by June 30th. The late fee is $5 per month, beginning on July 1st. An additional $5.00 will be added on the first of each month that the license remains unpaid, up to a maximum of $30.

License Term

Licenses are valid from July 1 through June 30 of the following year. Licenses expire on June 30th of each year and are considered invalid upon failure to provide proof of current rabies vaccination.

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