Domestic Pet Licensing

ALL PET LICENSING is done through Davis County. More information:

Household Pets:

Definition of Household Pets: Animals or fowl ordinarily permitted in the house and kept for company or pleasure, such as dogs, cats and canaries, but not normally dangerous animals, such as lions or tigers. Purebred miniature Vietnamese potbelly pigs and other similar purebred miniature pigs, not exceeding one hundred twenty-five (125) pounds and twenty-two (22) inches in height at the shoulder, limited to no more than two (2) miniature pot belly pigs per residence.

Questions regarding the numbers and types of pets allowed may be directed to the Community Development Department. The full ordinance can be found in Title 5, Chapter 4 of the North Salt Lake City Code here. The Davis County Animal Care Ordinance can be viewed here.

Dogs & Cats



  • Applicant must be eighteen (18) years or older
  • Dogs and cats must be licensed once they reach four (4) months of age and within the following thirty (30) days
  • Limit of 3 cats or dogs in any combination per residence; a special permit may be obtained for a fourth household pet.


License applications must be done through DAVIS COUNTY.

Renewals & Tags:

  • Licenses expire 1 year from the date of issuance
  • License tags will be issued by Davis County and must be attached to the collar or harness of the animal

Commercial Kennel License

  • No person or breeder shall maintain a kennel without first obtaining a Kennel permit from the County with the approved local zoning compliance.
  • Kennel licensees are subject to inspections by the Davis County Animal Control Division

License Fees

See Davis County for current fees.