Living in & Doing Business in Lake City > Licensing Your Dog
Regulation Summary Points:
1. When not confined to the premises or motor vehicle of its owner or custodian, or under owner or custodian control in Memorial Park, within Lake City town limits a dog must at all times be controlled by means of an adequate leash, cord, chain or other restraining device of not more than 16 feet in total length. In Memorial Park, any dog not leashed must be under the control of its owner or custodian by verbal command, remote controlled electronic device or other means actually sufficient to control the dog. Any dog present in Memorial Park and more than 90 feet from its owner or custodian (unless confined to its owner’s or custodian’s motor vehicle) shall be in violation of town ordinance.
2. Dogs are NOT ALLOWED in Town Park.
3. Owners are required to “pick-up” after their dogs and discard excrement in acceptable receptacle.
4. The Town of Lake City requires you register your dog each year for a small fee. You must provide proof of the animal’s rabies vaccination. There is a discount for dogs that have been spayed or neutered. A license shall be obtained within 30 days of acquiring any dog or 30 days after first bringing the dog into town.
You can register your dog at the Hinsdale County Sheriff's Department, located at 311 Henson Street, next to the county courthouse. For more information, call the Sheriff’s Department at 970-944-2291.
Dog License Fee
Spayed or neutered: $5 per year
Not Spayed, not neutered: $15 per year