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Persons shall be limited to the following restrictions of the number of dogs, cats, or both, of the age six months or older kept, owned, or harbored at any address or location within the City.
Each household is limited to no more than six dogs or no more than six cats; and no more than a combined total of eight dogs and cats all together.
When considering adding a new canine or feline member to the family, carefully consider whether the animal fits your lifestyle, resources, and overall animal household dynamic.
The City of Derby has laws that pertain to animal issues, including barking. To report such a situation call 911 or submit an online request so an animal control officer or a Derby Police Officer can contact you to make the appropriate report.
The annual fee for licensing a neutered or spayed animal is $10. The fee for non-neutered or spayed animal is $15. You can pay these fees at your vet's office or at City Hall, 611 Mulberry Rd.
Your area veterinarian should be able to accommodate your licensing needs or you can get a license at your convenience at Derby City Hall, 611 Mulberry. If the animal is six months or older, proof of rabies vaccination must be shown at the time of licensing. Licenses must be renewed annually, so mark your calendar!