Domestic Pet Licensing

Household Pets:

Questions regarding pet licensing may be directed to the Davis County Animal Control Division.  

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 Code.

Dogs 

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Regulations:

  • Applicant must be eighteen (18) years or older
  • Dogs must be licensed once they reach four (4) months of age and within the following thirty (30) days
  • Dogs acquired, which are over four (4) months of age, must be licensed within ten (10) days of acquiring the dog

Licensing:

License applications must be submitted in person to the city with the following information:
  • Applicant name, address, and telephone number
  • Breed, sex, color, age, and any other identifiable information
  • A current rabies vaccination certificate number (valid for 3 year period)
  • License fee, as adopted by the Davis County Animal Control Division

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

Kennel License

  • Persons with three (3) or more dogs over the age of four (4) months must obtain an annual kennel license
  • Kennel licensees are subject to inspections by the Davis County Animal Control Division

License Fees

Animal Licensing
Per Current Davis County Fee Schedule; Subject to Change without Notice
License Type
Dogs
Cats

1 year
3 years
1 year
3 years
Unsterilized no microchip
$40
$120
$15
$45
Sterilized no microchip
$20
$45
$10
$24
Unsterilized with microchip
$30
$90
$10
$30
Sterilized with microchip
$15
$40
$5
$10
Senior Citizens (60+)
Sterilized with microchip
Lifetime $25
Lifetime $10
Transfer Fee
$5
$5
Replacement Tag
$6
$6
Late License Fee
$20
$20
Dog Kennel License (NSL City Fee)
$100