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Licenses and Fees

The Township of Dennis has adopted various fees to offset the cost of certain services to our taxpayers. Some fees are regulated by the State of New Jersey, and others are set by municipal ordinances. The following is a sample of some of the licenses or fees administered within the Administrative Offices of the Township.

Please visit the "Dennis Township Downloads & Forms" page to print out various forms!

Dog License:

(NOTE: Rabies vaccinations, which expire on or before October 31, 2019, can not be licensed without an updated rabies vaccination booster).

  • Spayed or Neutered $10.50
  • If not $12.50
  • Late fee after Feb. 1 increases cost by $5.00 to $15.50* for spayed or neutered and $17.50* if not. (*PLEASE NOTE: All fees subject to change)
Business License:
  • Mercantile License $50.00
  • Peddler's, Hawker's & Vendor's License $100.00
  • Campground License $2.00 per site

Contractor's License:
Pursuant to the Contractorsí Registration Act (P.L. 2004, c.16), Dennis Township will no longer require a local contractorsí license. All Home Improvement Contractors must register with the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs in order to obtain a permit from this office. Applications are available in this office or online at You may also contact the Division of Consumer Affairs at 1 (888) 656-6225.

  • Photocopies per page- Letter size $ .05, Legal size $ .07
  • Land Use Books $65.00
  • Code Book $135.00
  • Zoning Maps $5.00
  • Streets & Roads Map $5.00
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