Dog Licencing


By-law 06-2005 outlines rules and regulations for dog ownership within the Township of Norwich. Sections of this by-law were amended by By-law 40-2009. If you have questions with respect to licensing your pet(s), please contact Kimberley Armstrong, Deputy Clerk at 519-468-2410 ext. 226 or

Licensing Fees
License fee for a dog is $50.00

If purchased on or before May 1st the license fee is reduced to $30.00 for an intact dog
or $20.00 for a Spayed / Neutered animal with a Veterinary’s Certificate

Dog LIcence Application Form

For lost or stray dogs, please contact: Hillside Kennels at 519-469-3247 Or 1-888-469-3247 Toll Free

Refreshment Vehicle Licence


Any person operating a Refreshment Vehicle within the Township of Norwich must adhere to the provisions of By-law 50-84. As such, they are required to complete an application form and submit it together with a current Food Safety Inspection Report from the County of Oxford and payment in the amount of $150.00 to the Clerk's department.


Marriage Licence


To get a marriage licence, you will need to:

Complete a

Marriage Licence Application form 

and it must be signed by both parties.


  • bring 2 pieces of government-issued identification for each person getting married. One piece of identification must include your photo.
    Examples of government-issued identification:
    • government-issued birth certificate, including any change of name certificates
    • valid passport
    • record of immigrant landing
    • Canadian Citizenship Card
    • valid driver’s licence
    • valid Ontario Photo Card
  • pay a fee (fees vary and depend on the municipality)

The licence fee is $100.00 and can be paid by cash, cheque or debit.

A marriage licence is valid for 3 months from the date it was issued.


*** In order to ensure that staff are available to issue the marriage licence, please make an appointment by contacting Kimberley Armstrong, Deputy Clerk, at 519-468-2410 ext. 226 or