City of Grosse Pointe Farms

Dog Ownership

Dog Ownership
In Grosse Pointe Farms, all dogs over the age of 4 months are required to be vaccinated and licensed.  Residents can also apply for access to the dog park located at the west end of Kerby Field.

Dog Owner Services
The Treasury Department assists residents with the following services

Dog License and Dog Park Pass expire April 30th of each year, with a late payment date of May 1st.

Dog License Renewal on or before April 30th - $10.00
Dog License Renewal on or after May 1st - $14.00
Dog Park Pass - $20.00
New Dog License - $10.00

Payment can be made by check (payable to the City of Grosse Pointe Farms) using the white drop box in the parking lot at City Hall, 90 Kerby Road. Payment can also be made online here with no convenience fee if paying by e-check ($2 credit card fee). To access your dog’s information, you can visit this link.

Please note:  The pay online Dog License service allows you to register your dog with the city and pay for a dog license online.  However, you MUST ALSO SUBMIT A COPY OF YOUR DOG'S CURRENT RABIES VACCINE CERTIFICATE TO THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT BEFORE THE LICENSE CAN BE ISSUED. Please submit the certificate using one of these methods:

  • by email attachment to the Treasury Department at
  • use the City's White Drop Box at City Hall at 90 Kerby Road
  • by U.S. mail 

If you have questions please email or call the Treasury Department (313-885-6600) Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.