Residential Restrictions

Pet Limitations

The City of Dublin's Municipal Code imposes limitations on the number and types of animals that may be kept within city limits. Limitations include:

  • Residential lots may have no more than two dogs and two cats without an Animal Fancier's Permit, issued by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office
  • Keeping of livestock is prohibited
  • Certain exotic pets are prohibited

Contact Us

If you are unsure whether a certain type of pet is permitted within city limits, please call the City's Code Enforcement Division at 925-833-6610.

If you would like more information, need an application, or an Animal Fancier's Permit, please call the East County Animal Shelter at 925-803-7040 after 11:30 a.m.