North Hanover Township
Burlington County, NJ

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Dog Licenses  

2023 Free Rabies Clinic


We will remind you that if your Dog’s rabies vaccination expires before November 1, 2024, you must have him/her revaccinated in order to get a 2024 license, or provide us with a written letter signed and dated from your Veterinarian stating that they will not revaccinate at this time. The letter must be on the Veterinarian’s letterhead.

Dogs six months or older require a license.

The resident must bring the rabies certificate, which must be valid through October 31 of the licensing year.

If the dog has been spayed or neutered, the owner must show proof of same.

Free rabies clinics are held throughout the County. North Hanover's will held on November 18, 2023 and NO 2024 LICENSE WILL BE ISSUED AT THE CLINIC THIS YEAR. The dog license is renewable every January. The fee is $ 12.00 for a neutered/spayed dog and $ 15.00 for non-neutered/spayed. There is a late fee of $5.00 after February 1st.

Dog licenses are sold in the Municipal Clerk's office Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You may mail your request with the appropriate fee, documentation and a self-addressed, stamped envelope which will be returned to you with your license and tag. To print the form, see the side bar on the right.

Kennel Licenses are required for those owning ten or more dogs.

Mailing Address:  Dog Registrar, 41 Schoolhouse Rd, Jacobstown, NJ  08562 

In accordance with State Law and Township Ordinance 6-020.1, No person shall keep or harbor any dog of licensing age within the Township without first obtaining a license therefore to be issued by the Township Clerk, upon application by the owner and payment of the prescribed fee.

Animal Cruelty Statutes

4:22-17 Cruelty;certain acts, crime; degrees

4:-22-26 Penalties for certain acts constituting cruelty
Guide to Prevention of Animal Cruelty Laws 2018

Burlington County Animal Shelter

  • County Facilities Complex - Woodlane Road
  • 35 Academy Drive
  • Westampton, NJ 08060
  • Phone for adoption info: 609-265-5073


  • Monday & Thursday 12 pm - 7 pm
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 12 pm - 4 pm
  • Sundays & Holidays closed


Dog License Application 
Hunting and fishing licenses are  available online at:
Interested in Adopting a Pet?
Visit the Burlington County Animal Shelter