a Dog/Cat License

2023-24 Dog/Cat License renewal forms have been mailed out. Once you receive your renewal form, you can purchase dog/cat licenses online, through the mail, or at City Hall (in person or via the green drop box).

Instructions on Renewing a Dog/Cat License at City Hall

Pets which have had previous licenses will be in the City’s database and owners will receive a renewal form in the mail. To renew a pet license in person, bring your renewal form with payment to City Hall, 8 N. Elmhurst Road.

Instructions on renewing your Dog/Cat License Online

To renew a dog/cat license online, please see below.
 1) Go to the City’s Xpress Bill Pay Website - Click Here For Xpress Bill Pay
 2) Log-in to your existing account or create a new account if you don’t already have one
3) Click on the City of Prospect Heights link
4) Select Licenses Renewals and enter your account number (located on your renewal form under the barcode) and your last name on the renewal form.

5) Click Locate Account
6) Click Add Account button
 7) Screen will display your current vehicle and pet license numbers and the amount owed for renewal
8) Click Pay Now

Instructions on Purchasing a NEW Dog/Cat License

Recently acquired dogs and cats need to be registered with the City. To purchase a NEW animal license, click the Download a Pet License Application link below and return the completed form with payment to City Hall, 8 N. Elmhurst Road.

Visa, Mastercard, and Discover are accepted.

Download a Vehicle Sticker and Dog/Cat License Application

All dogs and cats over 4 months must have a rabies vaccination. Please provide the rabies vaccination number provided by your vet and the expiration date.

If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 847-398-6070.

                                                                     ANIMAL LICENSE                                                                            Until March 31                          April 1

            June 1 


Animal Tag – New Pets
Animal Tag – Annual Renewal







Passed by Ordinance #O-95-63 on December 18, 1995


A.   Any person owning or keeping within the city limits any dog or cat, four (4) months of age or over, shall obtain a license for each animal within ten (10) days of acquiring such animal or becoming a resident of the city.