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License Requirements

Licensing Ordinance

All dogs must be vaccinated against rabies and licensed with the City of Torrance by the age of four months or within 30 days of acquiring the pet. Cat licensing is available on a voluntary basis.

View the complete City of Torrance ordinance

Due Date

Payment for your license is due by the expiration of your current license. If you are licensing for the first time, you must purchase a license when the pet reaches 4 months of age, within 30 days of acquiring the dog or within 30 days of moving into the City of Torrance.

A late fee of $20 is charged if your pet's license has expired.


License Term

Licenses will be valid for one year from the date of purchase, and must be renewed annually.
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