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About Shaftsbury Dog Registrations

Current License Fees:
altered animal - $9.00
unaltered animal - $13.00
Late Fees for after April 1st: altered animal - $11.00
unaltered animal - $17.00


Dogs more than 6 months of age need to be licensed after January 1st of every year, but must be licensed no later than April 1st. As noted above, late fees will apply after that date. If a dog reaches 6 months of age after April 1st, the owner must apply for a license within 30 days.

A current copy of the rabies certificate is required at the time of the licensure.

The Shaftsbury town ordinances having to do with dogs is outlined below.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you a notary?

Yes, I am a notary. The Town Treasurer, also provides this service.

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How often are reappraisals done?

Approximately every ten years, unless real estate values are changing rapidly.

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What building or development activities require a permit?

All structures such as sheds, barns, accessory buildings, homes, porches, lean-to's, enclosure of porches or breezeways, pools, dormers, fences over 6' high, garages etc. require a permit.

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Organics Collection - Now at the Transfer Station

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Public Notice - Property Known as Shaftsbury Hollow Cemetery - Private Cemetery: Located on Shaftsbury Holllow Rd

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VTel Wireless 4G LTE Now Available in the Shaftsbury Area

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