How many animals can a household have?
A household may have 4 domesticated animals (dogs or cats or combinations thereof). If you have 5 or more domesticated animals, you must contact the Department of Codes and Compliance for permission before obtaining the animal licenses for your animals. More than 50 domesticated animals cannot be kept within the city limits.

If you have any questions, feel free to email the Treasurer's Office.

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1. What animals must obtain a license in Newport News?
2. What is the cost of an animal license?
3. How long is the animal license valid?
4. When is the deadline for purchasing an animal license?
5. How old does a dog or cat have to be before you have to obtain an animal license?
6. What paperwork is needed to purchase an animal license?
7. How many animals can a household have?
8. What is a dangerous animal license?
9. What is a vicious animal?
10. If I lose my animal license, how much does a replacement animal license cost?
11. Is there a fine for not purchasing an animal license?
12. What is the cost of an animal license for seeing eye dogs or hearing dogs?
13. Where can an animal license be purchased?