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City of Royal Oak, MI
Monday, October 14, 2019

Chapter 195. Animals

Article III. Dogs

§ 195-11. Application for dog license; certificate of vaccination prerequisite to issuance.

[Amended 7-13-1992 by Ord. No. 92-11; 7-21-2003 by Ord. No. 2003-07]
A. 
Individual dog licenses to own or harbor a dog shall be issued by the City Clerk upon application and payment of a license fee. An application for a license shall be accompanied by proof of vaccination of the dog in the form of a valid certificate of vaccination for rabies, with a vaccine license by the United States Department of Agriculture, signed by an accredited veterinarian.
B. 
If a valid certificate of rabies vaccination states that the dog has been given a one-year inoculation with in the past six months, a two-year inoculation within the past 18 months or a three-year inoculation within the past 30 months, then a one-year license may be issued.
C. 
If a valid certificate of rabies vaccination states that the dog has been given a two-year inoculation within the past six months or a three-year inoculation within the past 18 months, then a two-year license may be issued.
D. 
If a valid certificate of rabies vaccination states that the dog has been given a three-year inoculation within the past six months, then a three-year license may be issued.