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Dog Licenses
Attention All Lincoln Dog Owners

State Law requires that all dogs in the Commonwealth over 6 months of age be licensed annually. Dogs 6 months of age or older that are new to Lincoln must be licensed within 30 days of arrival.Dogs must be licensed by or before March 31 each year in order to avoid penalty. 

Please be aware that unlicensed dogs pose a potential public health risk and may result in referral to the Town's Animal Control Officer.
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  Application to license your dog(s) may be   made by mail or in person at the Town       Clerk's Office.

Requirements for Obtaining a Dog License
In order to obtain a dog license, you will need:
  • A certificate of current rabies vaccination, unless currently on file;
  • A certificate of spaying or neutering, if applicable, unless currently on file.
  • A fee in the appropriate amount, payable in cash or check payable to the Town of Lincoln.
  • A completed Dog License application form.
  • A self-addressed stamped envelope if applying by mail.

Dog License Fees

  • $10 per neutered dog
  • $15 per un-neutered dog
  • $5 late fee after March 31.  

Kennel Fees
The annual fee for kennel licenses is $25 for four dogs or $50 for five or more. Any person maintaining a kennel shall obtain a kennel license from the town clerk commencing on January 1 of each year. 

Susan F. Brooks
Town Clerk/Cemetery Agent
Town Archives Co-Director
Please note double "s"

Valerie Fox
Deputy Town Clerk

Susan Francis
Assistant Town Clerk

Ph: 781-259-2607  
Fx: 781-259-8735

Office of the Town Clerk

16 Lincoln Road, 1st Floor
Lincoln, MA 01773

Office Hours    
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm

July / August
Monday - Thursday
8:00am - 5:00pm