How many animals can I have?

Dogs/Cats

No more than two dogs of six months of age or older or more than one litter of pups, or more than two cats of more than six months of age or more than one litter of kittens, or engage in the commercial business of breeding, buying, selling, trading, training, or boarding cats or dogs or both cats and dogs, without having obtained a Special Permit (PDF) from the governing body.

The fee for a Special Permit or its renewal is $100. Those persons who have received governing body approval to keep more than two dogs or more than two cats prior to the effective date of this ordinance shall be exempt from the requirement to pay such special permit fee, or any renewal thereof; provided, however, that this exemption shall no longer apply if a special permit is suspended or revoked as hereinafter provided.


Chickens

No more than six female chickens per tract of land regardless of how many dwelling units are on the tract.

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1. When do I need to register my pet?
2. How long is my license good for?
3. What do I need to register my pet?
4. Are there penalties for not registering your animal?
5. How many animals can I have?
6. What if I own more than two dogs or two cats?
7. What do I do if there is a barking dog in my neighborhood?
8. Whom can I contact if I've lost my pet?