Animal License

Animal License Overview

Animal Control Bylaw #01-2017 requires that every owner of a cat or dog within the Town of Legal license their animal. 

What You Need to Know

  • Animal licences need to be purchased and renewed on an annual basis. Payment is due by February 15 each year.
  • A 20 percent penalty is applied to all animal licenses after February 15.
  • The Owner of a cat or dog must license their animal with the Town within 15 days of becoming the said Owner. 
  • Animal licenses cannot be transferred from one animal or owner to another.
  • Animal tags issued by the Town must be securely fastened to the animal's collar.
  • Section 5.0 of the bylaw addresses Vicious Dog and Guard Dog regulations.
  • Fines may be issued for one's failure to comply with the Animal Control Bylaw.
  • An animal licence is a unique ID that tells us your pet belongs to you. It allows us to reunite the two of you more quickly if your pet ever gets lost or displaced in an emergency.
  • Licensing helps control the domestic animal population.

Pet Waste Stations

Did you know the Town of Legal has installed Pet Waste Stations along the walking trails that run through town.

Please be sure to use these when taking your pets for walks. Help keep our Community clean!

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