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Dog Licenses
All dogs older than six months require a license from the Town of Plymouth.
Neutered dogs: $10.00
Non-neutered dogs: $20.00

Please note that if you have 4 or more dogs that special licensing requirements apply, please see instructions below.

Payment Options:
To procure an annual dog license you may come to the Town Clerk’s Office,  you may order the license by mail or pay online.

For mail orders, send:
o       A copy of a valid rabies certificate
o       Any name or address corrections
o       A check for payment
o       A self-addressed stamped envelope with .66 cents postage
Send the above to:
Town Clerk
11 Lincoln Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
The Clerk’s Office will return the rabies certificate and provide a dog tag and a license.

To receive future notices by email, please send an email to PSears@townhall.plymouth.MA.US with a your name, address and name of dog(s).
At some times of the year return service may not be immediate as all licenses are valid for a calendar year and expire December 31.

Kennel Permit


One collection of dogs on a single premises, whether maintained for breeding, boarding, sale training, hunting or other purpose, including more than three dogs, three months old or older.


A kennel license shall be issued by the Town Clerk upon written application by an owner or keeper of dogs and after inspection and determination by an Animal Control Officer.   An application fee of one hundred and fifty dollars, ($150.00), shall be required for the initial application; this fee includes the tags for each animal.

Annual renewal fees:
4 to 5 dogs  $50
6 to 9 dogs  $75
10-24 dogs  $150

The Kennel Application must be completed and submitted to the Town Clerk’s Office with the application fee of $150.00.

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