Dog Licensing Information


Residents must license their dog(s) within 30 days of moving into the City of Fontana or within 30 days of acquiring a dog(s) that is/are four months of age or older. Failure to do so will result in penalty fees in addition to the license fees. Please do not bring your pets to City Hall. It is not necessary for City staff to see the animal being licensed.

The documents needed to apply for or renew a license are:

  • Animal's current rabies certificate (required)
  • Spay / Neuter certificate (if applicable)

How To Obtain Licenses

Monday through Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Documents or inquiries can be submitted via email at

New Dog License Application: 

Dog License Renewal Application:

(For renewing an existing license)

For further questions, contact: 909-350-7681


Type Of LicenseOne YearTwo YearsThree Years
Unaltered Dog$78$157$231
Spayed / Neutered Dog$21$31$42
Senior Citizen Rate*$10$15$21

* Dog owner must be 60 years old or older and the dog must be spayed or neutered.

Additional Fees:

  • Tag Replacement - $5
  • Transfer Fee - $5
  • Penalty $21

For more information, please check our Dog Licensing FAQs.