5/21/2013 - 2013 Cat License Renewals Due starting June 1, 2013


All Somerville cat owners MUST get a new or renewed cat license during the month of June. Licenses can be obtained in-person at Somerville Borough Hall, 25 West End Avenue, or through the mail.

 A pet license application can be found at (click on “Departments” tab, click on “Clerk/Administrator” and scroll to the bottom of the page).

The license fee is $11.00 for neutered cats or $14.00 for non-neutered cats. A NEW LICENSE will only be issued with proof of rabies vaccination and neuter (if applicable).

RENEWAL of an existing license will require proof of new rabies vaccination if the current rabies vaccination will expire before March 31, 2014.

If you pay by check or money order, please make payable to “Borough of Somerville”.

NEW PAYMENT OPTION FOR RENEWALS ONLY. You can pay on-line by going to the Somerville website’s home page ( and click the On-Line Cat License Renewals link. The link will be available starting June 1, 2013. Your license and tag will be mailed to your home.

2013 On-Line Cat License Renewals


 If you renew a cat license after June 30 the late fees are $3.00 in July AND an additional $1.00 for each month thereafter. There will be NO free rabies vaccination clinic in Somerville this June.

There will be a FREE RABIES CLINIC at the Green Knoll Firehouse, North Bridge Street & Foothill Road, Bridgewater this Saturday, May 25. Dogs will be vaccinated from 9 – 10 AM; cats will be vaccinated from 10 – 11 AM. Please secure your pet on a leash or in a carrier.

PetCo (300 US Highway 202, Raritan, NJ 08869 - phone 908-203-8840) will have low-cost vaccination clinics on the following Saturdays from 9:00 am – 10:30 am. Appointments are not required. Rabies shots are $19.00.

  • May 25
  • June 1, 8, 22 and 29


For more information about pet licenses, contact Marcie Tyson at (908) 725-2300 ext. 1980 or

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