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Animal Licensing


Per City Ordinance 08-088, section 95.07, all dogs over the age of 4 months are required to be licensed in the City of Lake Elmo.

Application for Dog License

Fees:$20 for spayed/neutered dogs
$25 for unaltered dogs

Please also bring a copy of your current rabies vaccination!

**New** Chicken and Bee Permits

Lake Elmo residents can now keep chickens and bees on smaller residential lots with a City permit. Permits for chickens and bees are $25 each.

Chicken and bee keeping permits are not required on properties five acres or larger. Chickens can be kept on lots as small as half an acre. The number allowed begins at four chickens and increases by two for every half acre. Bees can be kept on lots three-quarters of an acre in size or larger. The number of bee colonies allowed begins with four colonies on a 3/4 acre lot and increases to six colonies at 2.5 acres.

Please contact the City to inquire about the permit application process or more information on the ordinance. 

Residential Chicken Permit Application

Residential Bee Permit Application