Apply for a dog license by clicking HERE.

Dog License Application

Chico Animal Shelter Website

Dog Licenses


To apply for a dog license on-line, click HERE.


Chico Municipal Code Section 7.08.020 requires licensing for any dog in the city over the age of four (4) months for a period longer than thirty (30) days after it has attained the age of four (4) months, and in the case of a dog that is brought into the city that is over four (4) months of age for a period longer than thirty (30) days after it is brought into the city. There is an exception in the case where a dog brought to into the city bears an unexpired license issued by Butte County or any incorporated city in Butte County. In such a case licensing shall not be required by the city until the expiration of the existing license.

Click HERE to print a dog license application or apply on-line by clicking the link above.

If you have questions about licensing your dog, call the Chico Animal Shelter (530) 894-5630 or the City Finance office (530) 879-7320.

For more information about the City Animal Shelter and the services they offer, visit their website by clicking HERE.