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Establishment Permits

We issue permits for animal establishments in our service areas.

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How to Obtain a Permit

The most common permits Animal Care issues are for catteries and dog kennels. These require a minimum of a 2 ½-acre parcel size and a special use or conditional use permit. Contact us with questions regarding these permits.

A special use permit lets you have up to 15 adult cats/dogs (4 months of age and older). A conditional use permit lets you have more than 15 adult dogs/cats (4 months of age and older) OR less than 2 1/2 acres. These permits are issued by Land Use Services Department.