Dog Licenses are available for purchase at the Treasurer's Counter at Farmington City Hall, 23600 Liberty Street, Farmington, Michigan, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Payment can be made by cash, check or credit/debit card. There is a fee for payment by credit/debit card.
Licenses can also be obtained on-line at www.oakgov.com/petadoption/Pages/licenses.aspx.
In order to obtain a license, you must have a current, original Certification of Vaccination for rabies signed by an accredited veterinarian.
Dog Licenses can be renewed each year from January 1 until May 31.
Beginning June 1, people who have not purchased a current year dog license are considered delinquent.
Fees for Dog Licenses are set by the Oakland County Board of Commissioners. Current fees can be found at https://www.oakgov.com/petadoption/animalcontrol/Pages/fees.aspx.
Pets need to be licensed because:
- It’s been the law since 1919
- Licensed pets have a better chance of being found
- It proves ownership
- Fees support Oakland County Pet Adoption Center