Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

973-635-0674

54 Fairmount Avenue 
Chatham, NJ

Animal control

Requests for Animal Control assistance are processed through Chatham Borough Police Dispatch at (973) 635-8000

Licensing

Dog Licensing

Residents with dogs are required to license their pets. As required by the state, dogs must be vaccinated for the license year before a license is issued, and a copy of the rabies vaccination certificate is required. The Borough offers a free rabies clinic each year in January, at the Firehouse. The license fee for a spayed/neutered dog is $21.00 per year. For non-spayed/ neutered animals the fee is $24.00. Renewals of existing licenses are due by January 31 of each year. A late fee of $10.00 is charged for all renewals received after this date.

Cat Licensing

Residents with cats are required to license their pets. As required by the state, cats must be vaccinated for the license year before a license is issued; and proof of vaccination is required. The Borough offers a free rabies clinic in January of each year at the Firehouse. The fee for spayed/neutered cats is $21.00. For non-spayed/neutered animals the fee is $24.00. Renewals for existing licenses are due by January 31st of each year. A late fee of $10.00 is charged for all renewals received after this date.

For additional information, please call 973-635-0674, extension 214.