Animal Control

Dog Licensing

All dogs in Maine that are six months or older must be licensed annually in the town in which they reside. New and renewing Dog Licenses can be done in-person at the Blue Hill town Office. Between Oct 15th and Jan 31st licensing is available on-line at the State’s website (please click here). To avoid a required State late fee of $25, licenses must be obtained by Jan 31st.

Fees (2024)

Spayed or Neutered: $6.00 per year
Unaltered: $11.00 per year

Late Fee: $25.00 per dog (effective Feb. 1st)


First time registration
Proof of rabies vaccination and proof of spay or neuter

Every other year
Proof of rabies vaccination

Animal Control Officer

Our Animal Control Officer is responsible for animal welfare and animal control in the Town of Blue Hill. Among the duties associated with the office are:

  • Assisting citizens with lost, sick, found, or injured animals.
  • Enforcing ordinances relating to dog licensing, disruptive barking and other matters.
  • Issuing warnings and summonses in the event of neglect or cruelty to animals.

Get in Touch

Animal Control Officer

Carol Cutler