Waukesha County

Local Animal Laws & Limits


This list is sorted by Municipality from Towns to Villages then Cities

Municipality: Town of Brookfield
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: 2 Dogs
Cat Limits: No Cat Limit
Special Instructions: $5 late fee after March 31st
Unsterilized Dog Price: $12.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $ 7.00
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Municipality: Village of Hartland
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: 2 Dogs
Cat Limits: 2 Cats - No Exotics - No Permit or License required
Special Instructions: Limit of 2 per species
Unsterilized Dog Price: $15.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $10.00
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Municipality: Town of Delafield
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: 2 Dogs 1 per Condo, Apt Unit, Per Townhouse Unit
Cat Limits: No Cat Limit
Special Instructions:
Unsterilized Dog Price: $15.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $10.00
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Municipality: Village of Lac La Belle
Links: n/a
Dog Limits: No more than 2 dogs on less than 1 acre.
Cat Limits: No Cat Limit
Special Instructions:
Unsterilized Dog Price: $13.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $ 9.00
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Municipality: Town of Eagle
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: 3 Dogs
Cat Limits: No Cat Limit
Special Instructions:
Unsterilized Dog Price: $12.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $ 8.00
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Municipality: Village of Lannon
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: 2 Dogs
Cat Limits: 2 Cats 
Special Instructions: Must appear before board for more pets
Unsterilized Dog Price: $22.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $12.00
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Municipality: Town of Genesee
Links: Amended Dog Ordinance Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: 2 Dogs - Hobby Kennel License for more
Cat Limits: No Cat Limit
Special Instructions:
Unsterilized Dog Price: $15.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $ 10.00
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Municipality: Village of Menomonee Falls
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: No Dog Limit
Cat Limits: No Cat Limit
Special Instructions:
Unsterilized Dog Price: $15.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $10.00
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Municipality: Town of Lisbon
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: 5 Dogs - Hobby Kennel License for more
Cat Limits: 5 cats , Farms Excluded
Special Instructions: No more than 7 animals total combined
Unsterilized Dog Price: $15.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $ 10.00
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Municipality: Village of Merton
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: 3 Dogs
Cat Limits: No Cat Limit
Special Instructions:
Unsterilized Dog Price: $12.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $ 7.00
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Municipality: Town of Merton
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: 3 Dogs - Hobby Kennel License for more
Cat Limits: No Cat Limit
Special Instructions:
Unsterilized Dog Price: $15.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $10.00
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Municipality: Village of Mukwonago
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: 3 Dogs
Cat Limits: 3 Cats
Special Instructions: 3 animals total
Unsterilized Dog Price: $15.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $10.00
Unsterilized Cat Price: $15.00
Sterilized Cat Price: $10.00

Municipality: Town of Mukwonago
Links: Animal OrdinancePotbelly & Hobby
Dog Limits: See Town's website:specific rules by lot size
Cat Limits: No Cat Limit
Special Instructions:
Unsterilized Dog Price: $15.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $10.00
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Municipality: Village of Nashotah
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: 3 Dogs - Kennel License for more - Not in residential areas
Cat Limits: No Cat Limit
Special Instructions: $10 Late fee after March 31st
Unsterilized Dog Price: $20.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $14.00
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Municipality: Town of Oconomowoc
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: 2 Dogs - Kennel License plus public hearing for more
Cat Limits: No Cat Limit
Special Instructions:
Unsterilized Dog Price: $15.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $10.00
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Municipality: Village of North Prairie
Links: Cat & Care Ordinance Dog Ordinance
Dog Limits: 2 Dogs
Cat Limits: 2 Cats - No permit or license for more
Special Instructions: New residents are allowed 3-4 dogs, but must get to 2 dogs as the others pass away
Unsterilized Dog Price: $13.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $ 8.00
Unsterilized Cat Price: $11.00
Sterilized Cat Price: $ 6.00

Municipality: Town of Ottawa
Links: Animal at Large Ordinance
Dog Limits: 2 Dogs - Kennel License for more
Cat Limits: No Cat Limit
Special Instructions:
Unsterilized Dog Price: $15.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $ 10.00
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Municipality: Village of Oconomowoc Lake
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: No Dog Limit
Cat Limits: No Cat Limit
Special Instructions:
Unsterilized Dog Price: $17.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $15.00
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Municipality: Town of Summit
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: 3 Dogs
Cat Limits: 3 Cats 
Special Instructions: 3 dogs or 3 cats of combination totaling 3
Unsterilized Dog Price: $15.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $ 10.00
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Municipality: Village of Pewaukee
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: 2 Dogs - Kennel License for more
Cat Limits: No Cat Limit
Special Instructions:
Unsterilized Dog Price: $20.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $15.00
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Municipality: Town of Vernon 
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: 2 Dogs - Hobby Kennel License for more
Cat Limits: No Cat Limit
Special Instructions: Late fee of $25
Unsterilized Dog Price: $15.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $10.00
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Municipality: Village of Sussex
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: 2 Dogs
Cat Limits: 3 Cats Kennel License for more pets
Special Instructions:
Unsterilized Dog Price: $15.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $10.00
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Municipality: Town of Waukesha
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: No Dog Limit
Cat Limits: No Cat Limit
Special Instructions: Breeders etc apply for cond use permit
Unsterilized Dog Price: $15.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $10.00
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Municipality: Village of Wales
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: 3 Dogs
Cat Limits: No Cat Limit
Special Instructions:
Unsterilized Dog Price: $15.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $ 11.00
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Municipality: Village of Big Bend
Links: Animal Ordinance 
Dog Limits: 3 Dogs 
Cat Limits: 4 Cats
Special Instructions: Hobby license - $50.00
Unsterilized Dog Price: $15.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $ 10.00

Municipality: City of Brookfield
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: No Dog Limit
Cat Limits: No Cat Limit
Special Instructions:
Unsterilized Dog Price: $15.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $10.00
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Municipality: Village of Butler
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: 3 Dogs or 4 cats; or a combination of dogs and cats totaling 4 animals - Kennel License for more
Cat Limits: (See above)
Special Instructions:
Unsterilized Dog Price: $12.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $ 7.00
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Municipality: City of Delafield
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: 3 Dogs
Cat Limits: No Cat Limit
Special Instructions:
Unsterilized Dog Price: $17.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $14.00
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Municipality: Village of Chenequa
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: No Dog Limit
Cat Limits: No Cat Limit
Special Instructions:
Unsterilized Dog Price: $19.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $14.00
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Municipality: City of Muskego
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: 4 Dogs or Kennel License
Cat Limits: No Cat Limit
Special Instructions: Early 2017 code under revision, call city for up to date info.
Unsterilized Dog Price: $15.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $10.00
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Municipality: Village of Dousman
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: 3 Dogs - No Permit or License available for more dogs
Cat Limits: No Cat Limit
Special Instructions:
Unsterilized Dog Price: $12.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $ 7.00
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Municipality: City of New Berlin 
Links: Animal Ordinance Dog & Cat Ordinance
Dog Limits: No Dog Limits
Cat Limits: No Cat Limit
Special Instructions: Dogs and Cats are licensed.  $5 late fee after March 31st
Unsterilized Dog Price: $15.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $ 10.00
Unsterilized Cat Price: $15.00
Sterilized Cat Price: $ 10.00

 

Municipality: Village of Eagle
Links: Animal Ordinance Dangerous Animal Resolution
Dog Limits: See Instructions
Cat Limits: See Instructions
Special Instructions: Total of 3 cats and/or dogs; $5 late license fee after March 31st
Unsterilized Dog Price: $25.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $20.00
Unsterilized Cat Price: $25.00
Sterilized Cat Price: $20.00

 

Municipality: City of Oconomowoc 
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: 3 Dogs: see special instruction 
Cat Limits: 3 Cats: see special instructions
Special Instructions: Total of 3 pets
Unsterilized Dog Price: $15.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $10.00
Unsterilized Cat Price: $15.00
Sterilized Cat Price: $10.00

 

Municipality: Village of Elm Grove
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: See Instructions
Cat Limits: See Instructions
Special Instructions: Total of 4 catsand/or dogs
Unsterilized Dog Price: $16.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $15.00
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Municipality: City of Pewaukee
Links: Animal Ordinance
Dog Limits: 3 Dogs - Kennel License for more
Cat Limits: No Cat Limit
Special Instructions:
Unsterilized Dog Price: $17.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $12.00
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Municipality: City of Waukesha
Links: Dog & Cat Ordinance Birds & Animals Ordinance
Dog Limits: 2 Dogs
Cat Limits: 2 Cats over 6 months old
Special Instructions: No Kennel Licenses available, click on City of Waukesha link for info.  Late fee after March 31st 
Unsterilized Dog Price: $15.00
Sterilized Dog Price: $10.00
Unsterilized Cat Price: $15.00
Sterilized Cat Price: $10.00

 


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