Dog and Cat Licenses

Monday, July 13, 2020
5:00 - 8:00pm - Fire Department Headquarters - 228 Chestnut St

Due to COVID-19, all registrations and renewals are currently be done by mail only!

Pet License Renewal Period is extended to July 31, 2020
$10.00 Late Fee is now WAIVED through July 31, 2020

Payments can be mailed in or can also be dropped off
in the Drop Box at Town Hall located on the Oval side of the building.

Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope for return of documents and tags!


The Township of Nutley Code (Chapter 217) requires that any person who shall own, keep or harbor a dog or cat of licensing age (seven months and over) shall, in the month of April of each year, apply for and receive from the Township Clerk a license along with an official metal registration tag for each such dog/cat.  The registration tag shall be attached to each dog/cat collar or harness.

All dog and cat licenses expire on April 30 each year.

Licenses can be obtained by contacting the Municipal Clerk's Office at (973) 284-4955 or email .

Free Rabies Clinics are offered in April.  To protect your pet from rabies you are urged to have your dog or cat vaccinated. You will not receive a license without proof of rabies vaccine. For more information regarding clinics please contact the Health Department at (973) 284-4976.

Dog and Cat License Information

Free Rabies Immunization Clinics

The Free Rabies Immunization Clinic will take place in the Township of Nutley on the following Dates and Locations:

  • MONDAY, JULY 13, 2020
    5:00 - 8:00 pm
    Firehouse Headquarters - 228 Chestnut Street

Note:  We will accept pet applications and license fees during these clinic dates.
Important: If paying in cash please bring exact amount.

Late Night Dog and Cat Registration

The Municipal Clerk's Office will be open until 8:00 PM on the following evenings to process license registrations:
Important: If paying in cash please bring exact amount.

  • Due to COVID-19, the Late Night Registrations are currently POSTPONED.