All owners or keepers of dogs whose primary residence is within the Town of Eastham must license their dog(s) annually. Annual licenses are valid from January 1 through December 31 inclusive. The following requirements and fee schedule apply:
You may license up to three dogs in any one household; four dogs on anyone premise requires a household kennel license (both applications available online (below) or at the Town Clerks office).
A copy of a current rabies vaccination form must be submitted for each dog along with your payment. License(s) cannot be issued without proof of vaccination.
The fee for licensing 1 to 3 dogs in any household is $10 per dog that has been spayed or neutered; $15 for a dog that is intact. Any dog six months of age or older must be licensed. Licenses must be renewed by March 15 of each year.
Failure to obtain a license may result in a fine of $50 per day.
Household Kennel License
Household kennel licenses are required for four dogs and for breeding dogs. These licenses will be issued in conformity with zoning by-laws. Application available online (below) or at the Town Clerks' office.