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. First-time license applications must be submitted at City Hall. However, 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)

Where To Obtain Licenses

New applications as well as applications for renewal may be obtained at the customer service counter located through the main entrance of City Hall at:

8353 Sierra Avenue
Fontana, CA 92335
Monday through Thursday
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Recorded information is available at (909) 350-6565.


Type Of LicenseOne YearTwo YearsThree Years
Unaltered Dog$75$150$220
Sprayed / Neutered Dog$20$30$40
Senior Citizen Rate*$10$15$20

* 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 $20

For more information, please check our Dog Licensing FAQs.