Dog Owners

The City thanks you for being a responsible dog owner and cleaning up after your furry friends.

Did You Know?

All dogs within the City of Armstrong must have a dog license once they are 6 months or older. This is to help us return your dog to you should he or she decide to go for a stroll without you!

Dog License Fees

AnnualLifetime
Not Neutered or Spayed$55.00$270.00
Neutered or Spayed$20.00$90.00
Replacement Tag$5.00$5.00

Licenses are available at:

  • City Hall (3570 Bridge Street, Armstrong)
  • Armstrong Veterinary Clinic (3125 Smith Drive, Armstrong)
How to pay dog license fees? 

Payments can be made multiple ways:

  • Cash or cheque at Armstrong Vet Clinic at 3125 Smith Dr.
  • Cash, cheque, or Interac at City Hall at 3570 Bridge St.

For more information, you can contact City Hall at (250) 546-3023.

Do you have dog related concerns or have you found a stray dog? Contact our Dog Control Officer at (250) 309-3154 or by email to bylaws@cityofarmstrong.bc.ca.

Impound Fees

First impound$50.00
Each subsequent impoundment of the same dog$150.00
Daily maintenance fee (includes any part of day for which a dog is impounded)$15.00
Voluntary surrender of a dog$25.00

Note: A subsequent impoundment shall be defined as a dog with a prior record of impoundment within the last 12-month period.

For details on By-Law regulations surrounding dog ownership in the City of Armstrong, please refer to the Dog Care and Control Bylaw. For related fees and dog licensing information please review the Rates Fees and Charges Bylaw (Section 5). All impound fees must be paid a City Hall at 3570 Bridge St.

Comments and Complaints

Complaints are received on a 24 hour basis; however, if the matter is urgent and outside regular City Hall office hours (M-F 8:30-4:30) please call the office to be connected to a person.

Anonymous complaints will not be accepted.

All complainants must provide complete information according to this form.
The City of Armstrong’s priority is to protect all Complainants’ information. Information is not released for the following reasons:
• It is an unreasonable invasion of personal privacy as identified in the Freedom of Information, Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA) Legislation.
• It is supplied in confidence in relation to the complainant.
• It is detrimental to a bylaw enforcement investigation and or its outcomes.
• It would reveal the identity of a confidential source of bylaw enforcement information.

Contact Information

3570 Bridge Street, PO Box 40
Armstrong, BC, V0E 1B0
Canada

Be prepared during Spring freshet : Should you need it, a free sand bagging station is currently set up at our Public Works Yard located at the corner of Patterson Ave and Becker Street. For more information on flooding and the City’s Emergency management program please go to https://www.cityofarmstrong.bc.ca/emergency-management/ or call 250-546-3023.