Chesterfield County now offers a lifetime dog license for $10. The license will remain valid as long as the dog's rabies vaccination is kept up to date.
Any dog four months of age or older must have a license.
To obtain a dog license, you must:
You can obtain a dog license at several County businesses, or by mail.
License tags should be securely fastened to a substantial collar worn by the dog.
The tag will be stamped or marked with the:
Dog license receipts should be kept in a safe place and should be available upon request for inspection by any Animal Services Officer.
Kennel licenses are available for those residing in an agricultural district who own more than three dogs. Kennel licenses are still issued annually and a Kennel License Application (PDF) must be completed each year. The license tax is payable on January 1 and must be paid no later than January 31 of each year.
The fees are as follows: