Procedure descriptions

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Deregistering the dog license fee

If you move your principle residence to another municipality or no longer have a dog, then you have to deregister your dog at your previous municipality.

Responsible authority

the municipal administration/city council (Gemeinde-/Stadtverwaltung) of your previous residence

Personal contact

Nina Rössler
Sachbearbeiterin
Telephone: 06227/538-213
Fax: 06227 / 538-277
Office hours:

Mo - Fr 8.00 - 12.00 Uhr; Do 14.30 - 18.00 Uhr
und nach Vereinbarung

Building: Rathaus
Room: 213
Responsibility: Steuern und Abgaben, Verbrauchsgebühren

Procedure

You can deregister your dog by appearing in person or in writing.

You can use the form "Deregistration of the dog license fee" to deregister your dog. This is available at your municipal offices or, depending on your municipality, is also offered as a download.

Required documents

  • dog license tag

Ask your local authority whether you have to submit any other documents. 

Deadlines/Duration

Cancellations are regulated in the local dog license by-laws and must be made within a month unless your local authority has set an alternative deadline.

Miscellaneous

When deregistering your dog, you have to return the dog license tag.

Legal basis

§ 9 Kommunalabgabengesetz (KAG) (Gemeindesteuern) in connection with the relevant articles of association of your municipality

Costs/Benefits

No fees/charges apply. If you have already paid your dog license fee, a proportionate amount may be returned to you.

Release note

The German original version of this text was drafted in close cooperation with the relevant departments. The Innenministerium released it on 12.05.2016. Only the German text is legally binding. The Federal State does not assume any liability for the translated texts.
In cases of doubt or if you have any questions or problems, please contact the relevant authorities directly.

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