Are dogs required to be licensed and how many can I have?

Yes, all dogs over the age of six months need to be licensed with the City. Dog licenses are issued on a calendar year basis from January 1 - December 31.  License renewals are due by January 31 of each year.  New dogs may be registered any time of the year. At no time may there be more than three adult dogs per household per BGMC 6.10.060. For more information see the City's dog licensing page.

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1. Are dogs required to be licensed and how many can I have?
2. How can I register my dog for a license?
3. Is there a leash law for dogs?
4. What is considered to be nuisance dog barking?
5. How can I file a nuisance complaint against a dog?
6. Whom can I contact if my pet is missing?
7. What is the City’s impound process?
8. How can I retrieve my impounded pet?
9. Am I allowed to keep chickens on my property?