In accordance with Chapters 40and 44 of the Code of The Township of Barnegat – if you own, keep or harbor any dogs or cats which are seven (7) months or older, within Township limits, you  MUST  obtain a cat / dog license from the Municipal Clerk

Licenses MUST be renewed by January 31 of EACH year, and Rabies must not expire to November 1 of each year of renewal – per State law.

Directions for Pet License

1. Complete thisDog-Cat Application for each
dog/cat you own

2. Include your payment with proof of rabies vaccination and Spayed / Neutered Certificate.  Note –  (these will be returned
to you with your new license)

3.  If you are mailing this application to the Clerks Office (900 West Bay Ave. Barnegat Twp, NJ 08005), please include a , SELF ADDRESSED ENVELOPE- ATTACH 2 STAMPS.

Make checks payable to Barnegat Township:

 $12.00 if spayed/neutered,

$15.00 if not spayed/neutered.

Please send separate check for dogs and separate check for cats. Thank you


Free Rabies Vaccinations

Available every other Wednesday – BY APPOINTMENT ONLY – at the Southern Ocean County Animal Facility located at 360 Haywood Road, Manahawkin, NJ – near the Motor Vehicle Inspection Station. To schedule an appointment, please call (609) 978-0127 between 1pm-4pm.