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The Cuyahoga County Fiscal Officer provides several options to pay for a NEW or RENEWAL dog license. You may pay online, visit a Neighborhood Location, or print out the application to mail-in with your check or money order. ONLINE REGISTRATION OPENS ON DECEMBER 1, 2016
“Ohio law requires owners of dogs to renew their dog license each year between December 1st and January 31st.”
- One Year licenses (expiring January 31, 2018) - $20.00
- Three Year licenses (expiring January 31, 2020) - $60.00
- Permanent licenses (no expiration date) - $200.00
Three Year and Permanent licenses are NOT available for purchase at all Neighborhood Locations, only at the Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter or the Cuyahoga County Administrative Headquarters (for addresses, view the list of Neighborhood Locations). Or, you may print out the Dog License Application below and mail-in.
PRINTABLE APPLICATION AND FORMS:
$20 Penalty Fee after January 31, 2017
After January 31st, a penalty fee of $20 will be charged if a license is not obtained within (30) days for a dog over three (3) months of age. There are no provisions in the law to waive the fee. Dog owners with questions may contact our office at 216-443-7010.