Want your dog or cat to be shown on our page? Send us a photo (in .jpeg format) of your pet sporting their new Pet License tag and the pet's name to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If your pet has never been licensed before in Belmont, please supply a Certificate of Rabies Vaccination and a Spay/Neuter Certificate from you pet's veterinarian as well as the Pet License Form and mail to the Town Clerk's office with payment.
The fee for pets that have never been licensed before in Belmont is $12.00 per pet; $9.00 if owner is 60 years of age or older
Alternatively, you may come to the Town Clerk's office and license your pet in person.
Renewing a Pet License
Belmont residents may renew their pet license for dogs and cats online here. An up to date rabies vaccination must be on file in the Town Clerk's office in order to renew online.
Alternatively, you may renew your pet's license by printing the Pet License Form and mailing the form, payment and up-to-date Rabies Vaccination Certificate to the Town Clerk's office:
2018 License Renewal Fees
PET LICENSE FEES PER BELMONT BYLAW §60-200:
|Neutered / Spayed||$12 per pet; $9 if owner is 60 years of age or older|
|Unaltered||$37 per pet; $34 if owner is 60 years of age or older|
|RENEWALS||RENEWAL FEES INCREASED AFTER MARCH 15TH|
|Neutered / Spayed||$24.00 per pet; $18.00 if owner is 60 years of age or older|
$49.00 per pet; $43.00 if owner is 60 years of age or older
The Health Department holds a rabies clinic in conjunction with Rabies Education Month every year.
Please direct any inquiries regarding the Rabies Clinic to the Health Department: (617) 993-2720 or check their website here for more information.
Unlicensed Pet Violations
Failure to license pets will result in a $50.00 non-criminal violation. Failure to vaccinate pets will result in a $100.00 non-criminal violation (per M.G.L. Ch. 140).