Township of Montclair, NJ
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Montclair as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Animals — See Ch. 82.
[Adopted 5-22-2012 by Ord. No. O-12-33]
The following fees shall be paid for animal adoptions and other services provided by the Montclair Township Animal Shelter (MTAS):
A. 
Adoption fees:
(1) 
Cat/kitten: $100.
(2) 
Second cat/kitten: $50.
(3) 
Dog/puppy: $140.
(4) 
Second dog/puppy: $70.
(5) 
Rabbit: $40.
(6) 
Ferret: $40.
(7) 
Birds: $20 to $60 (dependent upon breed).
B. 
Special adoption events:
(1) 
Animal adoption fees reduced to half price during specially advertised adoption promotion events.
(2) 
Five-Dollar Feline Event: adoption fee for cats/kittens reduced to $5.
C. 
Microchipping service:
(1) 
Single microchip: $20. (Registration of microchip is the responsibility of the owner.)
D. 
Animal surrender fees:
(1) 
Neutered or spayed animal (certified by vet): $20.
(2) 
Non-neutered or -spayed animal: $40.
(3) 
Surrender of animal with bite history, aggressiveness or chronic illness, limiting adoptability: $100.
(4) 
Pickup for surrender (ex., for sick/aggressive animal): $150.
(5) 
Expired animal dropoff for disposal: $100.
(6) 
Expired animal pickup for disposal: $150.
E. 
Impound fees:
(1) 
Day one: $20.
(2) 
Each additional day: $10.
(3) 
Additionally, any applicable veterinary, medical and/or other costs incurred by MTAS are the responsibility of the owner upon redemption.
F. 
Animals impounded due to quarantine or litigation:
(1) 
Day one: $20.
(2) 
Each additional day: $10.
(3) 
Additionally, any applicable veterinary, medical and/or other costs incurred by MTAS are the responsibility of the owner upon redemption.