Animal Licensing

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Animal License Counter Hours: 7 am - 6 pm, Monday- Thursday 


How to apply for a license

All dogs living within the City of Lemon Grove must be licensed and must coincide with the Lemon Grove Municipal Code Section 18.16.030.  Renewals may be purchased in 1 and 3 year increments.

Please click the length of license you would like to purchase. Please note that the length of the license term may not exceed the expiration of your rabies vaccination date. If you have questions, please contact us at 619-825-3800.


1 Year License       3 Year License


NOTE: Please verify that the current rabies information you have correlates with the license type you are purchasing. For example, If you have a rabies Valid for 1 YR- Expires in July 2016, then you would need to purchase a 1 YR license since your Rabies is only active for 1 year

 Click to view a PDF dog license application

 License Fee Information


** Please note a 3% credit card processing fee will be added to all license fees paid with a card.

License type Altered Unaltered 
3 Year License $35.00
1 Year License
Penalty Fee
Transfer Fee

Tag Replacement

Service Dog








 Your license will not be valid until the information you provided has been reviewed to ensure it complies with Lemon Grove Municipal Code 18.16.030 and payment has been successfully processed.also be submitted in person or by mail to City Hall at 3232 Main Street, Lemon Grove, CA 91945. 

For a new license, your license and dog tag will be issued via US Mail Service within 7-10 days of receipt of application. For a renewal license, new dog tags will not be issued, unless specified and paid for in your license application. 

We accept Cash, Check, MasterCard, Visa & Discover Cards. 



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