The dog license fee is $21, $18 if your dog is spayed/neutered (proof required). For Senior Citizens (age 65 and older) the cost is $2 if the animal is spayed/neutered and $5 if not. You may obtain a license or replacement tags at the Hamilton Township Animal Shelter located at 2100 Sylvan Avenue. Access the license application. There is no charge for a replacement tag.
Check, cash and credit card is accepted.
Licenses are due by 4 pm on February 28. Late fees begin March 1, and are an additional $5 each month. If the resident is new to Hamilton or the dog is new and has not been registered before, there is no late fee.
A dog license is good from January to January. Even if you purchase a license in the middle of the calendar year, you are still required to obtain a new license by February 28th of the next calendar year for that entire year.
Any dog 7 months of age or older is required to have a dog license.