The City of Williamsburg does have a leash and license law for dogs. Licenses for dogs expire December 31 of each year and can be obtained at City Hall by providing current proof of rabies vaccination and payment of the appropriate license fee:
$3.00 per tag before March 1st of each calendar year.
$5.00 per tag after March 1st of each calendar year.
$3.00 per tag for newly acquired dogs.
$1.00 for each lost tag.
For more information about the ordinances relating to dogs please read Ordinance 455.
The CIty of Williamsburg does prohibit any breed of pitbulls within the city limits of Williamsburg. Dogs running at large within the city are subject to impoundment and they owner may be subject to a fine or other cost assoicated.
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For additonal information please contact the City Clerk.