Licensing Fees

Type of Fee
Regular Fee
Fee if Spayed or Neutered
One year license$40$20
Two year license$74$37
Three year license$110$55
Penalty / late fee$40$40
Replacement tag fee$7$7
Senior citizen* 1 yr license$20$10
Senior citizen* 2 yr license$37$18
Senior citizen* 3 yr license$55$27
Guide / hearing / law enforcement dogs**no feeno fee
Citation clearing fee$40$40
Transfer fee from another California county$7
(+ $40¹)
¹Late fee if not transferred within 30 days of moving into Contra Costa County
Transfer fee between owners$7
(+ $40²)
²Late fee if not transferred within 30 days of
ownership change

* Must provide proof of age 65 or over; one dog per household

** Upon proof of working dog status (See County Animal Control Ordinance 80-97, Chapter 416-6.004, Exemptions.) Note: There are no refunds once a license is issued, and there are no pro-rated license fees.