Companion Animal Control By Law Quick Facts

What is a hobby license?

A hobby license is a license issued by the Town to an Owner for the keeping of more than four dogs where the owner is not in possession of a valid business license for the keeping of the dogs for a business.

In order to keep more than four dogs on your property, you must:

a. apply to the Town for a Hobby License which shall be approved or denied by the Town Manager or their designate;

b. pay the prescribed fees for the Hobby License;

c. pay the prescribed Companion Animal License for each dog kept; and

d. apply for or renew the Hobby License and Companion Animal Licenses pursuant to Section 4 of the Companion Animal Bylaw.

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