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City of Wayne
Police Department
734-721-1414  
734-721-5760 Fax

33701 E. Michigan Ave.
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Animal Control

The Animal Control Officer is responsible for enforcing Wayne's animal ordinance. Many of his duties include investigating complaints of animal abuse, animal bites, stray animals, and licensing violations. The Animal Control Officer can be contacted by calling the animal shelter at 734-721-1643.  If you wish to report a violation or have an animal complaint, you may also contact the police department at 734-721-1414.

The City of Wayne Animal Ordinance 


The City's Animal Control Ordinance requires the wearing of a license tag by all dogs four months of age or older and further provides that only two dogs may be licensed per residential household.The regular renewal City of Wayne Animal Control Officer on Dutylicensing period is from the beginning of January through the end of February. Licenses purchased during the renewal period are $10.00. Dogs that have been neutered or spayed are issued license tags at $5.00. All Licenses purchased after the renewal period are $20.00.

Notice of Renewal Period for 2009 Dog and Cat Licenses
The 2009 dog & cat tags will be available for sale inthe City Clerk'sOfficeatCity Hall, beginning December 15. All dogs & cats four months of age orolder must be licensed (certificate of rabies vaccination required) and wear a collar with current tag attached. Tags obtained by February 27, 2009, will be at a lesser fee.

Fees during annual licensing period ending February 27, 2009

Regular license $10.00*
License for spayed or neutered animals $5.00*

Fees from March 1 thru December 30, 2009
Regular/spayed or neutered animals $20.00

Replacement or transfer license (all year) $1.00

*Dogs & cats under four months of age or owned for less than 10 days qualify for these rates at any time of the year.

Go here to download application form.