The City’s animal laws include a permitting process to ensure the humane, responsible treatment of our community’s companion animals. These permits govern areas animal related businesses as well as residential pet concerns like litter permits, excess animals, livestock and cat colonies.
Please review the filing requirements below to see if you need any of the following permits.
Litter Permit Application
This permit is necessary for anyone whose female dog or cat has a litter; the permit must be obtained prior to or within ten (10) business days of the litter’s birth.
Horse and Carriage Business Permit Application
This permit will be necessary for all horse and carriage businesses. Please contact the Ground Transportation Unit of the San Antonio Police Department at 210.207-7482 for more information.