All dog owners in Newbury must obtain a license for their dog by January 1st. The license will be valid for the entire calendar year displayed on the license (expiring December 31st.)
For the convenience of the residents, licenses are now available 24 hours a day, seven days a week at the Newbury Police Station (downstairs from Town Hall) as well as the Clerk's office during regular Town Hall business hours (M, W, Th. 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. and Tues. 8:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.). To assist with expediting the process, dog owners can click on the link below and complete the interactive application. Bring this completed application to the Police Station or Clerk's office with the appropriate fee and verification of current rabies vaccination and your pets license will be processed very quickly.
Up to three dogs: $10.00 each
After June 1st: $20.00 each
After July 1st: $30.00 each
4 dogs: $25.00
10 dogs: $50.00
11+ dogs: $100.00
* The Animal Control Officer (ACO) must perform a site visit prior to the issuance of a kennel license. The ACO can be contacted through the Police Department to arrange a site visit.
Check payments should be made payable to the Town of Newbury.