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In accordance with the Township Code, dogs and cats over seven months of age are required to be licensed.
A Rabies Vaccination Certificate, valid through and including November 1, of each year is required. If applicable, written proof of spaying or neutering from a licensed Veterinarian is required. If the dog or cat has previously been licensed and the Municipal Clerk's Office records reflect same, proof of spraying/neutering and rabies vaccination are not required.
After February 15, of each year, the $10 late fee per animal is imposed which is in addition to the licensing fee.
Licenses may be renewed in person between the hours of 8:30 am and 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday, except Municipal holidays in the Municipal Clerk's Office, or by mailing the Rabies Vaccination Certificate, Proof of Spaying/Neutering Certificate and a self-addressed stamped envelope to:Township of MahwahAttention: Municipal Clerk's Office475 Corporate DriveMahwah, NJ 07430
Please do not send cash. If licensing cats and dogs, separate checks are necessary.
Parking Permits are only issued to Mahwah residents. A Driver's License and Vehicle Registration in your Mahwah address must be shown for proof of residency. Parking Permits are valid for as long as you own your vehicle. Parking is on a first come, first served basis. Parking Permits may be obtained in the Municipal Clerk's Office between 8 am to 4 pm weekdays, except for Municipal Holidays.
The Municipal Parking Lots are located on East Ramapo Avenue. One is located by the Red Caboose / Train Station and the other is directly across the street along side Winter's Pond.
Forms to request copies of municipal records are available in the Municipal Clerk's Office or on the Townships' website.