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Piatt County Animal Control

Fee Schedule

Dogs - Spayed/Neutered$15
Dogs - Unspayed/Unneutered$30
Late fee after 30 days$10
First offense$25
Second offense, same dog within 12 months$50
Offenses over two, same dog within 12 months$100

Payments can be mailed to:
 Piatt County Animal Control
 1115 N State St, Suite 120
 Monticello, IL 61856

Cash or checks only. Tags will be mailed to you.

Fee's for tags are due the month the dog was vaccinated.

Reminders are sent out the 1st of every month. Fees are due the first of the following month. Fees not paid by the due date will incur a $10 late fee.

Registration is required annually. Piatt County does not issue 3 year tags.

If your dog is due for a Rabies vaccination, a reminder will be sent out the 1st of the month that it is due. The fee for the registration tag is then due within 30 days from the new vaccination date.

Dogs 4 months and older need to be vaccinated for Rabies and registered in Piatt County.

All dogs brought in to Piatt County must be registered within 30 days. Proof of Rabies vaccination and payment is required before a Piatt County registration tag can be issued.

The Piatt County Animal Control officer is on call. The officer serves only the rural and unincorporated areas of the county. He can be reached by calling (217)762-2812 or after hours by calling the Piatt County Sheriff's Office at (217)762-5761.

Unincorporated areas of Piatt County are - White Heath, Lodge, Pierson Station, and LaPlace.

Incorporated areas in Piatt County are to have their own Animal Control Officer. The following is a list of Piatt County incorporated areas and the Animal Control contacts:

Animal Control Wardens for Incorporated Areas:
Atwood - Village Police (217)578-3141
Bement - Tim Williams (217)678-4741
Cerro Gordo - Village Hall (217)763-8551
Cisco - Village Hall (217)669-2163
DeLand - Village Hall (217)664-3433
Hammond - Village Hall (217)262-3431
Mansfield - Deena Carico (217)637-0295
Monticello - Lee Larson (217)762-2895

If a dog is picked up by the Piatt County Animal Control, it will be taken to the Animal Hospital of Monticello. The owner will need to have proof of Rabies Vaccination or get it done before the dog will be returned to the owner. The pickup fees listed above must be paid in full before the dog will be relinquished to the owner.

Animal Control Office
Teresa Camfield, Office Manager
Piatt County Office Bldg
1115 N State, Suite 120
Monticello, IL 61856
Ph (217)762-2812
Email animalcontrol@piattcounty.org