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License in Person

Licensing Ordinance

All dogs 4 months of age and older must be licensed with the City of Prescott within 60 days of being in the city. All City of Prescott dog licenses expire on December 31 each year.

View the complete City of Prescott ordinance:

City of Prescott Ordinance

Licensing Locations

You may license your pet in person at Prescott City Hall at 201 S. Cortez Street in Prescott. Please bring your pet's rabies vaccination certificate and spay/neuter certificate (if applicable) with you.

You may license your pet in person at participating veterinary clinics. Click here for a current listing of participating clinics.

Required Paperwork

  1. A current rabies vaccination certificate is required if the rabies vaccination on file has expired. Please check your certificate for correct address and pet information. Rabies vaccinations must be valid through October 1 in order for a license to be issued.
  2. Proof of spay/neuter, such as a signed statement from a veterinarian or an invoice for services is required if the pet has been altered since the last licensing period and you are applying for the lower spayed/neutered license fee.
  3. If requesting the discounted fee for a puppy that is 12 months of age or less, please include the pet's date of birth or age.

Your paperwork will not be returned to you, so please only send copies and retain the originals for your records.

License Fees

Licensing Fees

Prior to
Apr 30

May 1 -
Aug 31

After
Sep 1

Unaltered Dog

$30.00

$20.00

$10.00

Spayed/Neutered Dog

$6.00

$4.00

$2.00

12 Months & Under Puppy

$6.00

$4.00

$2.00

Other Fees

Late Fee

$8.00

Late fee applies to all licenses purchased after March 31.

Replacement Tag

$3.00

All licenses expire December 31. Rabies vaccinations must be valid through October 1st for a license to be issued.

The cost for licensing unaltered or fertile pets is higher than for licensing spayed or neutered pets in order to promote sterilization and to reduce pet overpopulation.

Due Date

Payment for your license is due by January 1 of each year. If you are licensing for the first time, you must purchase a license within 60 days of obtaining a pet over the age of 4 months or within 60 days of moving into the City of Prescott.

A late fee of $8 is added to the license fee if your license is not purchased by March 31.

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