Kennel/Retail Licenses

Kennels

Any person maintaining a kennel where more than 4 dogs are kept for show, trial, sale, breeding or other purposes may apply for a kennel license in lieu of individual dog licenses for each dog. Instructions for applying for a kennel license in Sussex County as well as the application for a kennel license inspection are provided below.

License fees for kennels for calendar year 2015 are as follows:

  • No more than 12 dogs -- $ 60.00
  • No more than 25 dogs -- $ 75.00
  • No more than 50 dogs -- $125.00
  • More than 50 dogs -- $200.00

Retail Dog Outlets

Each owner of a retail dog outlet in the State must apply to the county for a retail dog outlet license. License fee for calendar year 2015 is $60.00.