2 MAIN STREET
SUSSEX, NJ 07461
973-875-4831
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SUSSEX BOROUGH ANIMAL CONTROL
Jim Epperly
Animal Control Officer
Phone:        973-764-7751
After Hours:  973-383-1514

Shelter Hours: 9am - 4 pm Mon. - Fri.
              9am - 12 pm Sat
The Animal Control Officer enforces all local and state regulations regarding the animal population. It is also responsible for the enforcement of the animal ordinances, the capture of sick and rabid animals and domestic animals in distress.

The Animal Control Officer is on call twenty-four hours a day.  They may be contacted by using the after hours number above.

The animal control officer will also come out if a bat is found in the sleeping area of your residence.

If you have a complaint about a bear in or around your neighborhood please call
877-927-6337


Dogs are to be licensed by
January 31st of each year.

The rabies vaccination must be valid through November 1st of the licensing year.

The fees are as follows:

$9.00 for spayed/neutered
$12.00 for non spayed/neutered
$5.00 late fee beginning February 1st


Dog License Application