Animal Control

Morgan City Ordinance requires dogs over the age of 6 months to be licensed and vaccinated against rabies. The reason for licensing is to ensure that dogs are current on their rabies vaccinations and help in finding a dog's owner if it ever becomes lost or gets out. 


Dog License/Miscellaneous Fee
Unfixed (1year tag) $20.00
Fixed (1year tag) $10.00
Fixed (3year tag) $25.00
Senior Citizen (Lifetime Tag) $25.00
Duplicate Tag $3.00
Impound Fee $25.00
Kennel License $25.00
update 01/2023


How many animals can I have?


1. Limited Number of Pets; Service, Aid Dogs Excepted: Household pets shall be limited to the keeping of not more than two (2) dogs or cats, or combination thereof, four (4) months old or older.


Can I have livestock on my property?

10.16.090 FARM ANIMALS

A. Areas Zoned For Farm Animals: Farm animals are allowed in every zone, except commercial zones, including all residential zones. The number and type of animals and fowl allowed in these zones shall be limited as in subsection B of this section.

B. Animals Allowed: Not more than any of the following are allowed: one cow or horse; or two (2) sheep or goats; or twenty five (25) pheasants or chickens or, rabbits, or pigeons; or ten (10) geese or ducks. Animals and fowl not specifically listed may be substituted for those listed of similar size. Combinations of animals and/or fowl are also allowed by a conditional use permit for a farm industry as set forth in this title.

C. Lot Size: For every twenty thousand (20,000) square feet of lot area, one of the above mentioned types of animals will be allowed. Furthermore for every additional ten thousand (10,000) square feet of lot area, one additional type of animal will be allowed. (Ord. 102803, 10-28-2003)


Web Links

Morgan County Animal Services Facebook

Morgan City Animal Control Code


Supporting Documents