Dog License & Dog Park

2018 Dog License Application

2018 Dog Park Pass-NonResident

(City Code 57.01)

  • All applications require proof of vaccination and spayed/neutered records.
  • Every owner of a dog six months of age or older is required to license their dog with the City of Norwalk. The licensing renewal period begins January 1 and runs through the end of March.
  • Starting on April 1, a late fee will be assessed on each dog license renewed after this date.
  • New Dogs - A license may be purchased at any time, without late penalty, for a dog which has come into the possession or ownership of the applicant or has reached the age of six months after said date. Rates are discounted to $5 and $10 after June 30.
  • All licenses expire on January 1 of the year following the date of issuance.

Rates and Fees (City Code 177.01)

  • $10 per dog if spayed or neutered; $20 per dog if not spayed or neutered.
  • Late fee for renewing each license after March 31 is $10.
  • Impound Fee for the first impoundment is $75. Second and subsequent impoundments is $150.
    • Dogs impounded that have not been licensed will also be assessed a first offense fee of $45.
    • Subsequent offenses are $75.
  • Unclaimed dogs will be transported to the Des Moines Animal Rescue League at NE 53rd in Des Moines. Phone: 515-473-9102

Lost Dogs/Found Dogs

  • Residents should contact City Hall at 515.981.0228 ext. 2221 during business hours and Westcom at 515.222.3321 during off business hours to report any missing or found dogs.

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