Pet Tags Are Now Available!

  1. Pet License Renewals
  2. Pet License New

Pet licenses are now available online, by phone, by mail or through the drop box.  Applications will not be processed over the counter due to COVID-19.  All pet tags will be mailed regardless of payment method.  

To renew your pet license, please locate the "Invoice For Pet License" number in the upper right hand corner of your invoice. You will need this number to complete your transaction.  

To renew, please click here, then select Pet License Renewals.

If you would prefer to pay by phone, please call:  855-895-2537.  Please have your 8 digit invoice number ready. 

Beginning August 1, 2020, a $5 late fee will apply to all pet tag renewals.  

Please email verification of current rabies vaccination to petlicense@riverside.il.us.  We are not able to mail your pet tag to you until we have received confirmation that your pet’s vaccinations are up to date.

Every dog and cat old enough for a rabies inoculation should be registered and licensed with the Village.
 
Pet licenses must be renewed annually before June 30. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, the renewal deadline has been extended to July 31, 2020.  The cost of a pet tag is $10. This fee increases to $15 after the renewal period ends. A current Certificate of Rabies Inoculation supplied by a registered veterinarian must be presented at the time of tag purchase.

Residents are reminded that in March of 2017, the Village Board of Trustees passed an ordinance limiting the number of pets allowed to five (5) per household. Households with more than a combined total of five (5) dogs and/or cats over the age of three (3) months who can document ownership of specific dogs and cats in excess of the combined total allowed on the date the ordinance was approved may continue to own their existing dogs and/or cats, but may not acquire any new dogs or cats until such time as they are below the maximum number allowed. The burden of proof of ownership prior to the date of approval of this section is on the owner.

Pet license purchases can be made 3 ways:
  • Purchase online!  It's quick and easy.
  • Drop off your pet license application, along with your payment by check, in the silver drop box located outside the Township Hall (pet tags will be mailed to you)
  • Mail in your application with payment to 27 Riverside Road, Riverside, IL 60546. (pet tag will be mailed to you)
  • Click here to complete a printable pet license application.
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