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Fees are as follows – License renewal runs concurrent with your rabies vaccination.
A.R.S. § 11-1609
1. Process for a dog license.
a. Visit a local Sheriff Office or Humane Society facilities and purchase a current year license or create an online account on this website.
b. Enter or provide your dog information with rabies and spay/ neuter certificates.
c. Pay the appropriate fee for 1 to 3 years
2. If purchased in person a new license/tag will be issued at that time, if online the license will be processed within 1 business day or the following business day after a holiday or weekend. For renewals the license is immediately active, new license/tags will be received via U.S. Mail within a few business days.
3. For more information on licensing or you need assistance in purchasing a license, call 928-771-3282 or e-mail us at [email protected] or visit our website at www.ycsoaz.gov/animal-control/.
4. An applicant for a license may receive a clarification from the county of its interpretation of a statute, ordinance, regulation, delegation agreement or authorized substantive policy statement as provided in § 11-1609.
A.R.S. § 11-1604
A. A county shall not base a licensing decision in whole or in part on a licensing requirement or condition that is not specifically authorized by statute, rule, ordinance or delegation agreement. A general grant of authority does not constitute a basis for imposing a licensing requirement or condition unless the authority specifically authorizes the requirement or condition.
B. Unless specifically authorized, a county shall avoid duplication of other laws that do not enhance regulatory clarity and shall avoid dual permitting to the maximum extent practicable.
C. This section does not prohibit county flexibility to issue licenses or adopt ordinances or codes.
D. A county shall not request or initiate discussions with a person about waiving that person's rights.
E. This section may be enforced in a private civil action and relief may be awarded against a county. The court may award reasonable attorney fees, damages and all fees associated with the license application to a party that prevails in an action against a county for a violation of this section.
F. A county employee may not intentionally or knowingly violate this section. A violation of this section is cause for disciplinary action or dismissal pursuant to the county's adopted personnel policy.
G. This section does not abrogate the immunity provided by § 12-820.01 or 12-820.02.
H. A county shall prominently print the provisions of subsections A, B, C, D, E, F and G of this section on all license applications.
I. The licensing application may be in either print or electronic format.
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