Township Ordinances
  • No person shall own, harbor or keep any dog which by loud or frequent barking, yelping or howling shall cause serious annoyance to the residents of the surrounding neighborhood or the persons passing along the streets or highways.  For a Full reading please refer to Sec. 18-36*.
  • It shall be unlawful for any person within the township to keep, possess or harbor more than three domesticated animals.  For a full reading please refer to Sec. 18-7*.
  • No dog shall be suffered to run at large in the township and each dog shall be kept under and within the limits of the owner's premises; provided, however, that if such dog is removed from the owners premises it shall be securely held upon a leash of leather or other durable material of a length not to exceed six feet and in the custody of a responsible person, or the dog shall be securely held in a shipping receptacle or in a closed motor vehicle.  For a full reading please refer to Sec 18-35*.

Dog licenses are valid for one calendar year from June to June and must be purchased every year. Redford Township offers dog licenses at a reduced rate of $15 when purchased in the month of June. Seniors 62 and older can receive a reduced rate of $10 in June with proof of age.

Residents who purchased a dog license for the prior year will be mailed a renewal application. Dog licenses will be available for purchase starting on June 1st each year. Licenses are sold through the Water Department within the Public Services Building located at 12200 Beech Daly during normal business hours, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30am to 4:30pm. Only cash and check are accepted for payment of dog licenses.

If you are a new resident, have adopted a new pet or your pet was too young to receive a rabies vaccination by June, you can still purchase a discounted license for $15. The license must be purchased within 30 days of moving into Redford Township or within 30 days of your pet receiving the rabies vaccination. After that time, you will be required to pay the higher amount.

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Purchased in June $15.00
Seniors 62 and older in June $10.00
Purchased after June 30th $40.00
Seniors purchasing after June 30th $30.00


You can also renew through the mail or by using the dropbox located at the Public Services Building located at 12200 Beech Daly, Redford, MI  48239. Include a copy of the rabies certificate along with the application, a check or money order made payable to Redford Township and a STAMPED, self-addressed, BUSINESS size envelope. All of your information will be returned to you with your dog license. Applications must be received by June 30th in order to receive the discounted rate.