Pursuant to Connecticut General Statute the owner of each dog over the age of six (6) months must license their dog(s) with the Office of the Town Clerk in the town of residence no later than the 30th of June each year.
For first time licensing, or if your dog's rabies vaccination has expired, you must include a valid rabies certificate in order to license your dog(s). To obtain the discounted license fee for spayed or neutered animals you must include a copy of the spay/neuter certificate.
The licensing fee is $19.00 for each unaltered dog or $8.00 for each spayed or neutered dog. There is a $1.00 per month late fee assessed for overdue licenses. Failure to license your dog(s) is punishable by a fine in the amount of $75.00 per dog.
Licenses may be obtained in person at the Kent Town Clerk's office during normal business hours, Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. You may also obtain licenses through the U.S. Postal Service. Should you choose to use the mail please print the form below and return it with full payment to the Town Clerk, P.O. Box 843 in Kent, CT, 06757, along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope for the return of dog tags. Checks must be marked payable to "Kent Town Clerk". Please complete a separate form for each dog you must license.