Dog Licensing

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As per Neptune Township Local Ordinance No. 10-14 § 1, 2, 3. The current 2016-2017 dog’s license will expires on June 30, 2017. In order for a new license to be issued, the owner must present proof that a licensed veterinarian has vaccinated the dog against rabies and that the duration of immunity from vaccination extends through at least ten months of the twelve month licensing period. Our licensing year runs from July 1st to June 30th annually. The office of Vital Statistics will be accepting payment for renewals starting on May 7, 2016.
 
The Township of Neptune annual Rabies Clinic for Cats & Dogs will be held on Saturday May 6, 2017 at the Neptune Township Public Works, 200 Heck Avenue, Neptune, N.J., between the hours of 9AM to 11AM.
Any person who shall own, keep or harbor a dog of licensing age shall annually apply for and procure from the Registrar of Vital Statistics a license and official metal registration tag for each such so owned, kept or harbored, and shall place upon each such dog a collar or harness with the registration tag securely fastened thereto. (Ord. No. 264. No. 1186§1).
 
Barking and Crying: (Ordinances No. 264§ 19 and No. 1142 §2) No person or having care, custody or control of any dog shall suffer or permit such dog to bark, whine, cry, howl, or otherwise disturb the peace or quiet of the neighborhood or sleep of any person, for any unreasonable length of time. The habitual barking, howling, whining or crying of a dog or dogs in the Township is hereby declared to be a disturbing noise within the meaning of N.J.S.A. 40:48-1, and a nuisance.
No person owning, harboring, keeping, walking or in charge of any dog shall cause, suffer, permit or allow the dog to soil, defile, defecate on or commit any nuisance on any common thoroughfare, street, sidewalk, passageway, road by-pass, play area, park or any place where people congregate or walk or upon any public property whatsoever, or upon any private property without the permission of the owner of the private property.
If any person shall permit such a dog to soil, defile, defecate on or commit any nuisance in the areas aforesaid, he or she shall immediately remove and dispose of all feces and droppings deposited by the dog, which removal shall be in a sanitary manner by shovel, container, disposal bag or other sanitary means.
 
In a multiple dwelling complex, the tenant dog owner shall take his/her dog to only the designated areas for walking of dogs or other animals which shall be provided and maintained in a sanitary manner by the management of the complex. On the dog owner’s own property the dog owner shall maintain the property in a sanitary manner in order to prevent any noxious

 

Phone: 732.988.5200

Extension: 221, 223  

Fax: 732-897-4270

Hhinds@neptunetownship.org

Click here for registration form

Click here for “Certificate of Exemption from Rabies Vaccination” form