Dog Park Permit Rates & Process

An annual permit tag is required to be worn by all dogs inside the dog park. The permitting process is intended to help provide a safe environment for users and their pets. The fee schedule is as follows (prices subject to change):

  • Resident and Non-resident $50 ($35 spayed/neutered, with certificate documentation)
  • Each Additional Dog $10 ($5 spayed/neutered, with certificate documentation)
  • Prorated fee on July 1st, goes to 50%. Sale of passes begin December 1st for the following year.

Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Guide & Therapy Dogs

The permit fee is waived for guide/therapy dogs that assist disabled individuals and dogs in training for such jobs; however, these dogs still need to be registered.

Scholarships are available. For additional information please contact 734-994-2780.

Obtaining Permits

Permit tags are available from both the City of Ann Arbor and the Washtenaw County Treasurers Office.

City of Ann Arbor Location

Ann Arbor City Clerk Office
100 N Fifth
Second Floor City Hall
Ann Arbor, MI 48107
Phone: 734-994-2725

Washtenaw County Treasurer's Location

Washtenaw County Treasurers Office
200 N Main Street
Suite 200
Ann Arbor, MI 48107
Phone: 734-222-6600


To apply for a permit, dog owners must have their dogs licensed with the City, County or other applicable municipal jurisdiction. To obtain a permit, dog owners must complete a registration form (PDF), provide documentation of current dog rabies vaccination (license or certificate), and sign a waiver and release of liability (PDF).