Enforcement

Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services Citations & Fees

Animal License Tag Fees

  • Spayed/Neutered Dogs or Cats – $10.00/Year
  • Unaltered Dogs or Cats – $16.00/Year
  • Puppies or Kittens Less Than 1 Year Old – $10.00

For further information on where to obtain an Animal License Tag, visit the Animal Tags & Licenses page or call us at (321) 633-2024.

Shelter Fees

Listed below are the fees associated with claiming a lost pet from the shelter. If your animal is transported to the animal holding facility by Animal Services and Enforcement, the following fees apply:

  • First Impoundment – $35.00
  • Second Impoundment – $60.00
  • Third Impoundment – $150.00
  • Fourth Impoundment – $200.00
  • Transport Fee – $30.00
  • Boarding Fee – $6.00/Day

A Brevard County tag must also be purchased at the time animal is picked up from shelters.

 

Brevard County Code: Chapter 14 Sec. 14-54

Citations & Fees

# Citations 1st Offense 2nd Offense 3rd Offense 4th Offense
14-43 INTERFERENCE WITH AEO OR SUPERVISOR $300 $400 $500 $500
14-48 VIOLATION OF QUARANTINE $215 $315 $415 $500
14-49 VIOLATION OF DANGEROUS DOG RESTRICTIONS $500 $500 $500 $500
14-50 VIOLATION OF DANGEROUS DOG PROVISION $500 $500 $500 $500
14-50 ATTACK CAUSING SEVERE INJURY $500 $500 $500 $500
14-51 FAILURE TO SURRENDER ANIMAL OR CARCASS OF DEAD ANIMAL $300 $300 $300 $300
14-52(b) FAILURE TO VACCINATE DOG, CAT OR FERRET $120 $215 $315 $415
14-52(j) FAILURE TO OBTAIN RABIES CERTIFICATE OR ANIMAL LICENSE TAG $120 $215 $315 $415
14-52(k)
or(i)
DOG OR CAT WITHOUT ATTACHED ANIMAL LICENSE TAG OR WITH EXPIRED TAG $40 $65 $65 $65
14-53(a) CRUELTY TO ANIMALS $200 $300 $400 $500
14-53(c) INHUMANE TREATMENT OF ANIMALS $200 $300 $400 $500
14-54(b) FAILURE TO OBTAIN RABIES CERTIFICATE OR ANIMAL LICENSE TAG $120 $215 $315 $415
14-54(k) DOG OR CAT WITHOUT ATTACHED ANIMAL LICENSE TAG $40 $65 $65 $65
14-55 FAILURE TO PROPERLY SECURE ANIMAL $55 $165 $265 $415
14-56 ANIMAL AT LARGE $55 $165 $265 $415
14-57(a) CREATION OF A NUISANCE $100 $200 $300 $415
14-58 ANIMAL CAUSING PROPERTY DAMAGE $100 $200 $300 $400
14-58 ATTACK CAUSING INJURY $220 $315 $415 $465
14-59 ANIMAL DEFECATING/URINATING ON PROPERTY $50 $65 $65 $65
14-60(b) ANIMAL ON PARK OR BEACH $55 $65 $65 $65
14-62 FAILURE TO CONFINE OR RESTRAIN ANIMAL IN PICKUP TRUCK $100 $200 $300 $400
14-65 FAILURE TO CONFINE/RESTRAIN ANIMAL IN PICK-UP TRUCK $100 $200 $300 $400
14-63 CONFINEMENT OF FEMALE IN ESTRUS (HEAT) $200 $300 $400 $500
14-66 FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH MANDATORY ADOPTION NEUTERING  $75 $125 $250 $500