Any person owning, within the village limits, any dog four months of age or over, or any cat four months of age or older, must obtain a license for each animal within ten days of acquiring such animal or becoming a resident of the village.
A current rabies inoculation certificate for each animal will be required. In addition, a certificate will be required for each cat to be licensed that such cat has been neutered. The annual license fee shall be $5 for each animal.
NEW PET OR NEW RESIDENT:
New residents or residents with a new pet are required to file a completed Pet Tag Application (PDF) with Village Clerk's office. You may return your application with the current rabies inoculation certificate and payment in person at River Grove Village Hall, 2621 N Thatcher, River Grove, IL, 60171
If you are renewing a Pet Tag License you may return your renewal with the current rabies inoculation certificate and payment, in person to the River Grove Village Clerk: River Grove Village Hall, 2621 N Thatcher, River Grove, IL, 60171
Both cats and dogs must wear a collar with the animal license tag for the current year attached at all times that the animal is off the premises of the owner.
Pet tag licenses expire on June 30th of each calendar year.
Additional duties and responsibilities apply to pet owners in the Village of River Grove. Please refer to sections 9-13-1 through 9-13-6 of the Village Code for further information and details.