Buying a Licence
The Animals Bylaw 8556 [PDF - 3 MB] requires that all dogs over the age of four months have a valid licence.
You can buy a dog licence:
1. At any of the Saanich Recreation Centres:
- Cedar Hill Recreation Centre: 3220 Cedar Hill Road
- Gordon Head Recreation Centre: 4100 Lambrick Way
- Pearkes Recreation Centre: 3100 Tillicum Road
- Saanich Commonwealth Place: 4636 Elk Lake Drive
3. At the Municipal Hall: 770 Vernon Avenue
4. By submitting a Dog Licence Application [PDF - 300 KB] by mail
Tag bought on or before February 1:
- Male/Female Dog $35
- Neutered/Spayed Dog $25
Tag bought after February 1:
- Male/Female Dog $40
- Neutered/Spayed Dog $30
If your dog has been neutered or spayed within the last 12 months or is a Guide Dog, the licence is free.
You can buy a replacement tag at any of our locations for $5.
The 2017 licences will be mailed to owners the first week in December.