Dog/Cat Licensing

December 2020

A Message from the Clerk – Rochelle Park

It is now time to renew your dog/cat license for the year 2021.  Due to Covid – 19 restrictions, renewals will be completed through the mail (using a stamped self addressed envelope) or utilizing a drop box that will be at the top of the Library/Senior stairs.

Please send/enclose a check for $13.00 for non-neutered animals and $10.00 for neutered/spayed ones along with proof of updated rabies vaccinations if necessary. 

For new animals, please download an application from the forms page on our website at www.rochelleparknj.gov and mail completed form, proof of rabies and check to the Clerk’s office.

Checks should be made payable to the Township of Rochelle Park.

Any dog or cat whose rabies vaccination expires before October 31st, 2021 will not be issued a 2021 license without a new rabies certificate. 

Rochelle Park is holding it’s Annual Rabies Clinic, open to residents of Rochelle Park, on Saturday, January 30th, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Firehouse located on Lotz Lane.  Proof of residency is required for all new dog licenses.  Please note – social distancing and the wearing of masks will be observed.

If you have any questions, please contact the Clerk’s office at #201-587-7730 ext. 200 or 202. 

Please comply with Township Ordinance #88-3 – Leash required on streets or in a public place.               

Sincerely,
Elizabeth Kroll
Clerk

If you have any questions, please contact the Clerk’s Office at #201-587-7730 ext. 200 or 202. Please comply with Township Ordinance #88-3 – Leash required on streets or in public places. The Bergen County Animal Shelter holds free rabies clinics every month. Bring previous rabies certificates with your pet to the clinic. The Bergen County Animal Shelter is located at 100 United Lane, Teterboro, NJ, telephone 201-229-4600. Call to confirm scheduled clinic dates or go to http://www.co.bergen.nj.us/index.aspx?NID=678
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 Apply for a Cat License If you cannot read these forms; download Adobe Reader for Free. Click this link.   Get Adobe Reader Advice to Owners of Dogs and Cats Newly Vaccinated or Those Too Young for Vaccination Dogs and Cats – Licenses – All dogs and cats over the age of six months must be licensed with the Township.  New registrations are taken throughout the year. Dog and cat licenses are renewable thru January 31st, after February 1st, a late penalty of $5.00 will be charged. NO LICENSES WILL BE ISSUED WITH A RABIES VACCINE THAT EXPIRES AFTER OCTOBER 31ST OF THE LICENSE YEAR. Rabies Clinic – A current rabies vaccination is needed to register each animal.  Rochelle Park offers a rabies clinic in January of every year free to residents.  For date of clinic please check the calendar or contact the Clerk’s office at #201-587-7730 ext. 200, 202. Leash Law – Dogs must be leashed with off the owner’s premises. Dogs barking – No dog may habitually bark of cry between the hours of 5:00 PM and 7:00 AM.  Also no dog may be left unattended which habitually barks or cries. Curbing of dogs – Owners must immediately remove any feces deposited by their dog on the curb line or on other public property.  Feces should be placed in a closed bag and discarded with the owners garbage.  No person shall allow their dog to defecate upon any public or private property except with the permission of the property owner.  No resident shall discard feces in the Township’s storm drain.