Dog licensing runs on a calendar year, expiring on December 31st of each year. You may renew your dog license anytime between October 15th and January 31st. You must renew your dog license no later than January 31st of each year, or a $25.00 late fee will be charged, plus registration fee. The late fee is a state imposed fee and no municipality has authorization to waive this fee.
New dog licenses and renewals can be obtained at the City Clerk’s Office, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It is highly recommended that you provide proof of the rabies vaccination. We cannot discount for a spayed/neutered dog without proof from your veterinarian. Fee for spayed/neutered dogs, $6.00, Intact dogs, $11.00.
You may, alternatively, register your dog online from October 15th to January 31st of each year. You may register online by visiting https://www1.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/dog_license/index.pl
If you are unable to register online or come to the office during office hours, you may send us your dog's current State of Maine rabies/altering certificates along with a check payable to the City of Bath. We will process your license and mail the certificate and dog tag to you.
Attn: Bath City Clerk
55 Front Street
Bath, ME 04530