Animal Control

Pet Licenses


Pleasant Hill requires both dogs and cats over the age of 6 months to obtain a pet license. This license is valid for one year.

To obtain a license please contact City Hall at (515) 262-9368. Fees are as follows:
  • January 1 - June 30
    • Non-Spayed / Non-Neutered $10
    • Spayed / Neutered $5
  • July 1 – December 31
    • Non-Spayed/Non-Neutered $15
    • Spayed / Neutered $7.50
To report an animal without identification or a lost animal please call the Police Department at (515) 286-3333.

Animal Impounding Costs

Fees are as follows and do not include any costs that might be added by the ARL: 
    • Impounding: $75 per animal each impounding occurrence
    • Disposal: $50 per animal

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