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Dog Licensing

Dogs six months of age or older must be licensed before July 1st each year.  Licensing begins June 1st.  Licenses can be purchased via mail or online. A link will be available June 1st to purchase licenses online.

Licensing Fees

Licensing fees are $8 for a spayed or neutered dog, $19 for an unaltered dog.  A $1.00 per month penalty is added to the licensing fee for dogs licensed after June 30th. Proof of spaying or neutering must be provided the first time a dog is licensed to qualify for the lower fee.

The following documentation is required:

  • Copy of a current rabies certificate
  • Copy of spaying or neutering certificate (if first time dog is being licensed)
  • Check or Cash - $8 - spayed/neutered dogs; $19 - unaltered dogs

License by Mail

To apply for a dog license by mail, mail the following items to Betsy P. Browne, Town Clerk, 611 Old Post Road, Fairfield, CT 06824:

  • Copy of a current rabies certificate
  • Copy of spaying or neutering certificate (if first time dog is being licensed)
  • Check for $8 - spayed/neutered dogs; $19 - unaltered dogs
  • Stamped, self-addressed envelope

Dog License Application

A Dog License Application is available for those who feel more comfortable submitting an actual application form.  A completed application is not required to obtain a license.

Questions

Please direct any questions to the Town Clerk's Office at 203-256-3090.