Dog Licenses are due and payable by February 1 of each year.
Licenses may be obtained at the New Bedford City Hall Clerks office from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.
If you no longer own a dog, please notify the Clerks at 508- 979-1450 or the Animal Control Department at 508- 991-6366.
Spayed and Neutered dogs are $10.00 per dog for the year.
Unneutered and Unspayed dogs are $20.00 for the year.
DOG LICENSES EXPIRE DECEMBER 31ST OF EVERY YEAR.
If you violate the City Code for dog license you are subject to a $25.00 Citation for failure to license a dog in the City of New Bedford. Every 10 days until the dog is licensed.
If you would like to license your dog by mail please download the license by mail form.