Dog & Cat Licensing

Requirements
All dogs and cats must be licensed according to the following regulations:
  • By January 31st each year
  • When they are over the age of 7 months
  • Within 10 days of moving to Roxbury, dog licenses from other New Jersey municipalities are transferable with proof of the animal’s current licensure.

In order to license you will need proof of a current rabies shot. Current means the shot does not expire before November 1 of the licensing year. If your animal’s shot does expire before November 1, please have the animal revaccinated before attempting to license. There is a five animal limit per household. Licenses must be physically received by this department within a month to be charged that months fee, licenses mailed in one month but not received until the following month are subject to that months fee.

Dog Licensing Fees
To apply for a dog license, please complete our Dog Licensing Application Form.
  • Not Spayed or Neutered Licensing Fee - $25
    Late fees are assessed by the month starting in February; please refer to the chart below.
    • February - $30
    • March - $32
    • April - $34
    • May - $36
    • June - $38
    • July - $40
    • August - $42
    • September - $44
    • October - $46
    • November - $48
    • December - $50
  • Spayed or Neutered Licensing Fee - $22
    Late fees are assessed by the month starting in February; please refer to the chart below.
    • February - $27
    • March - $29
    • April - $31
    • May - $33
    • June - $35
    • July - $37
    • August - $39
    • September - $41
    • October - $43
    • November - $45
    • December - $47

Cat Licensing Fees
To apply for a cat license, please complete our Cat Licensing Application Form.
  • Not Spayed or Neutered Licensing Fee - $15
    Late fees are assessed by the month starting in February; please refer to the chart below.
    • February - $20
    • March - $22
    • April - $24
    • May - $26
    • June - $28
    • July - $30
    • August - $32
    • September - $34
    • October - $36
    • November - $38
    • December - $40
  • Spayed or Neutered Licensing Fee - $12
    Late fees are assessed by the month starting in February; please refer to the chart below.
    • February - $17
    • March - $19
    • April - $21
    • May - $23
    • June - $25
    • July - $27
    • August - $29
    • September - $31
    • October - $33
    • November - $35
    • December - $37

Failure to license will result in summonses being issued for each animal not licensed.