The Treasurer’s office handles dog license purchases in the county. There are two ways to purchase: either print off the completed form and send payment to P.O. Box 100 Spotsylvania, VA 22553 or visit the Treasurer's Office in person at the Holbert Building, 9104 Courthouse Road Spotsylvania, VA 22553. If you have any other questions concerning purchasing a dog license, please, call 540-507-7058.
Sec. 4-40. - Required
It shall be unlawful for any person to own a dog four (4) months old or older in the county unless such dog is licensed under the provisions of this article.
State law reference-Similar provisions, Code of Virginia, § 3.1-796.85.
Sec. 4-41. - Application; applicant must be a county resident.
(a) Any person may obtain a dog license by making oral or written application to the treasurer, accompanied by the amount of the license tax. The treasurer shall only have the authority to license dogs of owners or custodians who reside within the boundary limits of the county and may require information to establish the location of the residence of any applicant.
(b) It shall be unlawful for any person to make a false statement in order to secure a dog license to which he is not entitled. Violation of this section shall constitute a Class 3 misdemeanor.
(c) Nothing in this article shall preclude compliance with all provisions of the zoning chapter of this Code.
(Code 1980, §§ 4-29, 4-30; Ord. No. 4-2, 6-1-93)
State law reference-Similar provisions, Code of Virginia, §§ 3.1-79686, 3.1-796.128.