Fees and Charges - Animal Control and Licensing

Fees and Charges - Animal Control and Licensing

Licensing, Impoundment and Boarding Fees:

ClassificationLicense Fee
Spayed or Neutered Dog$30.00
Unspayed or Unneutered Dog$45.00 
Owner provides evidence from qualified veterinarian that dog is medically unfit to undergo spaying or neutering operation$30.00
Duplicate or Transfer License$5.00
Cat Breeder's License$35.00
 
Impoundment Fees
Dog - first impoundment$40.00 plus the appropriate license fee if the dog is unlicensed.
Dog - second and each successive impoundment within six months of the preceding impoundment$60.00 plus the appropriate license fee if the dog is unlicensed.
Cat - first impoundment$20.00
Cat - second and each successive impoundment within six months of the preceding impoundment$30.00
Horse$50.00
Member of the bovine species$35.00
Other hoofed animal$30.00
 
Boarding Fees
Dog$10.00
Horse$20.00
Member of the bovine species$15.00
Other hoofed animal$12.00

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Fines and Tickets

Description of OffenceSection#Amount of Fine
Unlicensed Dog3$50.00
Fail to display dog license8$50.00
Unspayed or unneutered cat12a$20.00
Unlicensed cat12b$20.00
Fail to display cat information16$20.00
Dog barking17a$100.00
Dog at large17b$100.00
Dog off-leash17c$100.00
Cat at large18$40.00
Dog in heat at large19$120.00
Fail to remove excrement20$50.00
Fail to confine vicious dog23a$500.00
Fail to enclose vicious dog23b$500.00
Fail to muzzle vicious dog23c$500.00
Cruelty to animal24$200.00
Break into pound37$200.00
Remove animal from pound38$200.00
Obstruct an Animal Control Officer40$200.00

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For more information, please contact
Davina Hartwell
City Clerk

City Hall, 4850 Argyle Street
Port Alberni BC V9Y 1V8

Telephone: 
250-720-2810
Mobile: 250-731-6101