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Municipal Complex, 500 Mill Road Absecon, N.J. 08201
Phone:  609-641-0663

The Code of the City, Chapter 122, requires that each dog and cat within the city limits be licensed annually. In order to be licensed, the animal must have a current rabies vaccination certificate. Atlantic County regularly provides free rabies vaccinations. Veterinarians administer the vaccination for a fee. Annual fees are listed below:


January 1 through March 31 - $7.00

April 1 through December 31 - $10.00

Non-Spayed/Non Neutered

January 1 through March 31 - $12.00

April 1 through December 31 - $15.00

Please visit the Clerk’s office to obtain your pet’s license.

New Jersey Statutes on Animal Cruelty

Absecon has contracted with Animal Control of South Jersey for services. If your animal has strayed, or you find an animal on your property, please call

1-800-824-1366 for assistance.
Your pet should always wear the license tag. This aids the authorities in returning the pet to its rightful owner.