Pet Rules & Regulations

dog waster sign
  • Curbing your dog requires you to walk your dog along the curb, so as not to cause damage to private property, and picking up after your dog and disposing of fecal matter in a proper manner (§80-3)
  • All dogs and cats over the age of seven months are required to have rabies shots and to be licensed with the Town. Failure to do so may result in a summons
  • All dogs are required to be on a leash no more than six feet in length and controlled by a person capable of controlling the dog whenever the dog is on public property
  • All dogs and cats must have a Town of Boonton registration tag on their collar when in public
  • Having a dog or cat running at large is not permitted in any part of the Town, and may result in a summons

Dog & Cat License Applications

The complete ordinance on town rules that regulate animals can be found HERE.