Dog Licensing

LIMITATION: 

(a)  No person or persons occupying premises within the City of Port Colborne shall own or possess or house more than three (3) dogs, excluding unweaned puppies, at such premises within the City of Port Colborne unless a kennel license is obtained.

(b)  A temporary exemption to own or possess or house more than three (3) dogs may be provided, upon Council approval, for compassionate reasons, working dogs or farming/herding dogs and must be applied for in writing to the Clerk.

Your dog licence is only valid for the calendar year in which it was purchased.

All dog licenses purchased prior to March 15th of the current calendar year:

Neutered/Spayed Dogs (must show proof)-$15.00
Un-Neutered/Un-Spayed Dogs-$25.00

All dog licenses purchased after March 15th of the current calendar year:

Neutered/Spayed Dog (must show proof)-$25.00
Un-Neutered/Un-spayed Dog-$35.00

For your convenience, licenses may be purchased at any of the following:

City Hall, 66 Charlotte Street

Pet Valu, 45 Westside Road, Westside Plaza

The Port Colborne Animal Shelter, 1080 Elm Street

Fines will be issued for failure to produce a dog tag for the current year. By-Law 4930/155/06 of the City of Port Colborne provides that no person shall keep a dog which is 12 weeks or more in age in the City of Port Colborne without registering and obtaining a licence from the City for every such dog.

If you no longer own your dog(s) or your dog(s) is/are deceased, please notify City Hall by leaving a message with the switchboard operator at (905) 835-2900 in order that we may update our records.

General enquiries should be addressed to Reception at City Hall.

Contact Information:

Reception, City Hall
66 Charlotte Street
Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada L3K 3C8
Tel.:     905-835-2900
Fax:     905-834-5746
Email switchboard@portcolborne.ca