12/31/2012 - 2013 Dog License Renewals


All dog owners MUST get a new or renewed dog license during
the month of January.

Licenses can be obtained in-person at Somerville Borough Hall,
25 West End Avenue, or through the mail.

Payment can also be made on-line: visit the Borough website at

License fee is $12.00 for neutered dogs or $15.00 for nonneutered
dogs during the month of January.

NEW LICENSES will only be issued with proof of rabies
vaccination and neutering (if applicable).

RENEWAL of an existing license will require proof of new rabies
vaccination if the current rabies vaccination will expire during
2013 (the upcoming license year).

If you renew a dog license after January 31 the late fees are $3.00
in February AND an additional $1.00 for each month thereafter.

If your dog has a rabies certificate that will expire BEFORE November 1, 2013, you MUST get your dog re-vaccinated before I can issue their 2013 license. You can visit your veterinarian, go to a low-cost rabies clinic at PetCo (located at the Somerville Circle, Raritan – 908-203-8840) or go to one of the free rabies clinics being offered on:

Saturday, January 12, 2013 from 10 AM – 12 Noon:

Thompson Street Firehouse

611 N. Thompson Street



Bernards Township Public Works Garage

277 S. Maple Avenue

Basking Ridge


You will able to pay for the license on-line through a link on the Somerville municipal website’s home page – This link will be available as of January 1, 2013. You must still fax (908-725-6218) or e-mail the new rabies certificate (if appropriate) to me. Payment can also be made through the mail or in person at Borough Hall (I am located in the Vital Statistics office).

QUESTIONS? Call 725-2300 ext. 1980


Marcie Tyson

Borough of Somerville

25 West End Avenue

(908) 725-2300 ext. 1980


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