Do I Need a Pet License or an Animal Permit?
Individual pet licenses are required for all cats, dogs, and ferrets in Minneapolis.
Pursuant to Minneapolis City Ordinance 63.20 - Domestic Animals. No person shall keep, harbor, maintain, care for, or have custody or control over any dog, cat, or ferret over four (4) months of age, for a period in excess of five (5) days without first having obtained a license from MACC.
Click the above link for more information on how to obtain a license to keep you and your pet in compliance!
Animal permits are required for:
- Fowl (chickens, turkeys, ducks, and pigeons)
- Households with more than a combination of four cats, dogs, ferrets, or rabbits
- Special Events (involving hoofed or wild animals)
Minneapolis Animal Care and Control accepts the following forms of payment: Cash, Check, Money Order and Credit Cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.)
ATTENTION - EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY
WE ARE NOT ISSUING ANY PERMITS AT THIS TIME
PET LICENSES CAN STILL BE PURCHASED ONLINE, OR VIA MAIL
Last updated Mar 18, 2020