All dogs and cats over five (5) months of age require licensing. A rabies vaccination certificate is required at the time of licensing. Dogs and cats must be licensed by April 1st of each year. Fees for licensing are as follows:
Unaltered dog/cat - $12.00
Altered dog/cat - $5.00
Late Fee - $5.00
Licenses may be purchased from the Village Clerk's Office during normal business hours of Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Any person owning or having such charge, custody, care, or control of any cat or dog shall keep such animal exclusively upon his or her own premises by personal and direct supervision, such as:
- By voice command of the person physically present.
- By keeping the animal in an enclosed yard, either walled or fenced; or
- By keeping the animal upon an appropriate chain or tie no longer than fifteen feet in length.
- When taken off premises, the cat or dog must be kept in an appropriate restraining enclosure, or be restrained by a substantial leash or chain not exceeding six feet in length in the hand of the person directly controlling the movement of the cat or dog.