Animal Licenses

Cats & Dogs

The Kitsap Humane Society (KHS) is the contact for City of Bremerton animal control and pet licensing. You may visit the Kitsap Humane Society website for more information or pay for animal licensing online at the KHS website.

Applications & License Requirements

Bremerton Municipal Code 7.08.010 (a) requires that all dogs and cats be licensed annually or within 30 calendar days from the date the owner acquires or takes up residence in the City of Bremerton. Animal licenses are good for 1 year from the date of purchase. Fill out the Animal License Application (PDF) to apply.

Fees & Charges

Type of Male or Female AnimalAlteredUnaltered 
ALTERED Dog Lifetime License$45.00N/A
ALTERED Cat Lifetime License$25.00N/A 
Replacement Tag - Current Licenses Only $1.00 $1.00
Late Fee $5.00$5.00 
Senior Citizen Permanent License - ALTERED Dog $12.50 N/A
Senior Citizen Permanent License - ALTERED Cat $12.50 N/A
Service Animal* $0 $0

*Service Animal licensing fees are not applicable for emotional support animals.

License Requirements

To obtain a license for the 1st time, the pet owner must provide proof that the animal was spayed or neutered if applicable. If the pet owner cannot provide proof of spayed or neutering, they must pay $37.50 for their animal license.

For More Information

Please contact the Kitsap Humane Society at 360-692-6977 or if you have questions.


The Kitsap Humane Society issues all backyard chicken hen licenses for the City of Bremerton. Licenses may be obtained online or at the Kitsap Humane Society offices located at:

9167 Dickey Road NW
Silverdale, WA 98383.

The Backyard Chicken Hens License Application (PDF) will be processed by the Kitsap Humane Society. The humane society will issue the license upon approval of the application. Please contact the Kitsap Human Society at 360-692-6977 or

Backyard chicken hens regulations are located in Chapter 7 of the Bremerton Municipal Code.


Type Cost
 Up to 5 Chicken Hens $12.50 Annually
 Senior Citizen Lifetime Chicken License (up to 5 chickens) $12.50