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Animal Control Division
The animal control division is responsible for the care and concern of animals in the Town of Bennett. All dogs and cats require an animal license which can be obtained at Town Hall.
303-644-3249 ext. 1015
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday, 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Adams County Animal Control (If you are unable to contact Bennett Animal Control)
Adams County Animal Shelter
Outside Town Limits
Unincorporated Adams County 303-288-3294
Unincorporated Arapahoe County 720-874-6750
After Hours Emergencies: 911
Colorado Division of Wildlife
West side of Bennett 303-291-7137
East side of Bennett 303-291-7132
Did you know that it is illegal in the Town of Bennett to own a cat or a dog over 6 months of age without having it registered?
Please be sure to bring in your registration form and proof of rabies vaccination from your veterinarian to Town Hall.
Animal License Registration
Animal License Form Printable PDF
If an electronic form is filled out, please email the completed for to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download the fillable PDF here.
Sec. 7-7-35. Keeping of domestic chickens and ducks; quantity restricted; permit required.
"Keeping of Chickens and Ducks. Domestic chickens and ducks hens may be kept on single-family residential parcels, subject to obtaining a permit as required by subsection (c) and compliance with all of the requirements set forth in this Section. For purposes of this Section, a single-family residential lot is a lot or tract of land having as its sole primary use one detached single-family dwelling."
Download the Chicken/Duck Permit Application Here
Download the checklist here
Download the full PDF handout here
Spayed and Neutered Animals: $10.00Senior Citizens and Military recieve a 50% discount on the license fees of spayed and neutered animals.
Intact (un-spayed / un-neutered) animals: $25.00
Replacement Tags: $5.00
If any person or animal is bitten or attacked by another domestically owned animal, immediately call 911 for local law enforcement.
Dog Barking Ordinance
Sec. 7-7-20 (g) It is unlawful to own any domestic animal which, by frequent, habitual or continued barking, yelping, or howling, meowing, squawking, clucking or otherwise, causes annoyance or disturbs the peace of a neighbor or people passing to and from upon the public streets or sidewalks, and the same is hereby declared to be a public nuisance and a violation of this Article. The Animal Control Officer shall have the authority to use all resonable means to abate such public nuisance, including but not limited to, impoundment of the animal for a violation of this Section. The Animal Control Officer shall attempt to locate and notify an absent owner of such nuisance by any reasonable means as readily as possible. No summons and complaint shall be issued nor shall there be a conviction for violation of the Section unless there are at least two (2) or complaining witnesses from separate households who have signed such complaint and have testified at trial if held.
It is unlawful for any person to own livestock within the Town, except in areas zoned agricultural.