Dog License & Violation Fees

Dog License Fees

Town of Williamsburg Dog Licensing Information

State Law and Town Bylaw require dogs to be licensed each year once the dog reaches six (6) months old.

****The licensing period is from April 1st through March 31st each year.****

You can license or renew your current license by coming into the Town Clerk's office or you may register by mail by mailing in your payment made out to the "Town of Williamsburg" along with a valid rabies certificate and a self-addressed stamped envelope to:

Town Clerk
P.O. Box 447
Haydenville, MA 01039

The dog licensing fees are as follows:

Male or Female Dog$10.00
Spayed or Neutered Dog$5.00
Kennel LicensesSee Town Clerk

All outstanding fees must be paid before a new license is issued.
If your dog is not registered by the due date further fines will be imposed.

Any questions, please call the Town Clerk's office at (413) 268-8402.

Violation Fees

Whoever violates any provision of the Dog By-laws, the violation of which is subject to a specific penalty, may be penalized by the non-criminal method of disposition as provided in M.G. L. Chapter 40 section 21D.

  • $25.00/dog for Renewal Licensing between May 1st and May 31st
  • $50.00/dog for Renewal Licensing after May 31st
  • $25.00/dog for Pick Up Fee
  • $15.00/day per dog - Daily Care Fee