Welcome To the
Town of Chautauqua's Website!

2 Academy Street
Mayville, NY 14757
Fax: 716-753-5239

Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Thursday until 4:00 - 6:00 PM
(Jan. - March & Sept. - Oct.)

            Dog Control Officer - Sandy Kochanowski


Dog Complaint Form
Upcoming Free Rabies Clinics
Chautauqua County Humane Society
Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue


Please call the above-referenced number to report a dog lost or found.  Complaints must be filed with the Town Clerk's office located at 2 Academy Street, Mayville, NY 14757

Found dogs - please contact Dog Control Officer for more information

All Dogs within the Town of Chautauqua MUST BE licensed by 4 months of age and must be renewed annually.  Current rabies vaccination must be shown at time of licensing.

The annual cost of licensing is $13.00 for unaltered dogs or $5.00 with proof of spay/neuter certificate.

Temporary Residents
NYS Ag and Markets require all dogs to be licensed with the Town/City in which they are visiting 30 days or longer.  Proof of current rabies and spay/neuter certificates are required.

PLEASE NOTE:  All dogs must be on a leash or confined to your property for the safety and welfare of our community and neighboring properties.  A Dog Census will be conducted by the Town.  Please have proof of your current license available.  Any dog found unlicensed during the census will be subject to fines.

Dogs Running At Large
If your dog is picked up by our Dog Control Officer, it will be taken to Chautauqua County Humane Society on Strunk Road.  In order to redeem, you must come in to the Town Clerk's office to pay the animal transport fee and take a copy with you to the Humane Society with proof of current license and rabies vaccination.  Additional boarding fees will apply at the Humane Society.  Please contact them prior to pick-up.  Dogs are held for 5 days.  If there is no contact made by the owner, dog will be placed for adoption.