Dog licensing using tags makes it easy to identify dogs and reconnect lost pets with their owners. If you have a dog that’s over six months of age and are a resident of the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) in one of the following three electoral areas, you need to license your dog each year.
CVRD Electoral Areas that require dog licensing:
Baynes Sound – Denman/Hornby Islands (Electoral Area A) – Vancouver Island portion only
Includes the area south of the City of Courtenay to Cook Creek, including Minto, Royston, Union Bay and Fanny Bay. Note that Denman and Hornby Islands are not included in this context.
Lazo North (Electoral Area B)
Includes Comox Peninsula, Little River, Balmoral Beach, Point Holmes, Bates Beach, Meadowbrook, Huband Road and Tsolum.
Puntledge – Black Creek (Electoral Area C)
Includes Merville, Black Creek, Dove Creek, Saratoga Beach, Arden (west of Cumberland Road), Powerhouse Road, Lake Trail, Marsden, Plateau Road and north to the Oyster River.
For residents of the City of Courtenay, Town of Comox or Village of Cumberland, contact your municipal office for information about dog licensing in your area.
Dog Licensing Fees and Purchase Locations
CVRD Annual Dog Licensing Fees:
- Spayed or neutered - $5
- Not spayed or neutered - $15
Comox Valley Regional District
600 Comox Road, Courtenay
BCSPCA – Comox Valley & District
1668 Ryan Road East, Courtenay
Ships Point Improvement District
7729 Vivian Way, Fanny Bay